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Am I A Poet?

Version One

I’m a writer
when lazy
writes poetry
on occasion
is sometimes worthy
of the name

Version Two

am I a poet… 133 more words

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The Scent of Her Soul: Part 9 - The Hero's Journey Continues

Content warning. This story is designed for adults and mature teens. It involves sex trafficking and mentions rape, drugs, and nudity. There is no “on-screen” sex, but the aftermath of rape is on-screen, including the presence of nude, partially nude, and/or drugged girls as they are rescued by the hero. 1,431 more words


Writing Tip - Creating an Emotional Connection with Readers (Part Three)

In previous tips, I discussed seven tools writers can use to create an emotional connection at the beginning of a story. This week, I will look at how to maintain and enhance the connection as the story progresses. 682 more words


How successful was February?

Another month has passed in a blur of editing, submitting material and learning about earning from writing through broker websites.

At the moment it is an uphill climb but I will push on regardless. 427 more words

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Critique Group - Two Sparrows and They're After Me

Wake up, fellow critique fans! It’s time to sharpen our pencils and provide some incisive suggestions!

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All you have to do is post a comment about the submissions below. 2,225 more words


Writing Book Recommendations

I have benefited from writing books over the years. Here are two that I have found to be of great help.

Self-editing for Fiction Writers… 152 more words