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On Writing by Stephen King


I first read this ten years ago, when I was first trying to take my writing seriously. It was inspirational then, and inspirational now, though I’ve discovered different lessons in it this time. 243 more words


I Rested The Door

I rested the door
On the head of the window
And took the leg of the chair off
And put it in the Nintendo
I snapped the neck of the lamp… 54 more words


WritersLife Wednesday - Things to do Before you Publish

There’s a lot of things you know have to be done before a story or novel can be put out there. ¬†Obviously it has to be written, edited, beta read, and rewritten. ¬† 498 more words


You Don't Ever Want To Be A Poet Like Me

You don’t ever
Want to be a poet like me
A future
I can’t see
A dream
I can’t be
You don’t ever
Want to be a poet like me… 86 more words



How does it happen?

Why does it happen?

Where, when, with who does it happen?

Does any of that matter as long as it’s happening? 113 more words


Now I Write Like Arthur C. Clarke and Lovecraft Lingers!

Some of you might remember my post I Write Like Lovecraft. It was a lot of fun! I received many comments which were fun and many friends tried it out for their own samples. 433 more words


Dr Meg Sorick reblogged this on Meg Sorick- writes better than she dresses and commented:

I write like a man! I analyzed several sections of my first novel and it kept coming back that I wrote like Chuck Palahniuk (who wrote Fight Club)! What the **** ?!? Chuck's Amazon page  (Featured image thanks to famousauthors.org)

By Any Other Name

I have found myself watching a lot of football lately.

Many of my readers will know the game I’m referring to as soccer.

As you can see, I’m getting better at calling the game by the name used by the rest of the world, particularly when I’m in an international setting such as cyberspace. 411 more words