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When Knowledge Strikes

I’ve only got one reason to be excited today, but it’s a good one.

At 14:00 today I rolled out of bed, head aching, and remorsefully canceled a date with my friend. 439 more words

Writers Block

5 Writing Tips Straight from Famous Writers Themselves

Some days, I sit down to write a paper and all of my thoughts come pouring out together.  Things seem to flow and click, kind of like the grace of a speedy cashier at the grocery store who scans and stacks the food perfectly. 596 more words

Writing Center


…I’ve decided to do NaNoWriMo for the first time in 4 years! I did it–and “won”–5 years in a row, from 2007-2011. In 2012, I… 112 more words


Reblog - Death-Life-Experience...

I am re-blogging this post by kind permission from Karyle Tomms.


   Yesterday my aunt was laid to rest. Cold Arkansas wind sawed at our ears as we stood beside the grave site, an omen of snow later to fall. 2,229 more words

Writing Inspiration

A City's Character: More Writing Inspiration from Travel

A while back, I talked about how to make the most of travel delays with the people-watching writing prompt, but even if there are no (or few) people around, you can still find plenty of useful inspiration in your travels by considering a city’s character. 621 more words


My Tribe (SCBWI Australia East/NZ)

Writing is such a solitary endeavour. Of course, we writers/illustrators/creators are no longer isolated or starving in a garret as in years or centuries past. (Forgive the aside, but is it only me who perceives ‘starving in a garret’ as somewhat romantic when transported to 20th century Paris? 463 more words

Writing Inspiration