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Unexpected research for new story

We are in Chicago at the moment, visiting with our daughter, son-in-law and grandson who is about to turn one (how time flies). Decided to visit the Chicago Art Institute — and no, we did not take our grandson. 144 more words

Historical Fiction

Saturday Six Minute Challenge #25

It’s another busy weekend but I hope you can find at least six minutes to write. Squeeze it in where you can. Write while you’re eating breakfast. 237 more words


There are worlds inside

From the moment I decided to concentrate on fiction, my fantasy world started coming together. With every piece of writing in the world, the places became characters in the stories. 615 more words


My Ultra Personal Writing Playlist (For All the YA Feels)

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I made a bunch of functional writing playlists in the past to boost writing productivity and whatnot, so for a change of pace, here’s a more personal writing playlist that I haven’t shared before. 236 more words



When I write a book, the title is usually the last thing I think of. The title sums up the book. The title describes the book. 303 more words


Blackout 149---"Blackbird and Wolf" by Henri Cole

Originally appeared in Pierce the Skin (Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2010)