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Finding Great Things When You Find Time to Write

I finally feel like I’m coming back into a somewhat calm place. I had no idea that January and February were so busy for me until I had something else I’d rather be doing. 458 more words

An Offensive Guide to Writing Stories

Similes are fun.  But this post isn’t about similes.

My biggest obstacle when it comes to writing is forcing my ass down into the chair to start.   651 more words



Superpowers are called abilities, or sometimes gifts, in my manuscript and they play a huge role in the story. I find choosing and matching them to a character is quite fun especially when it fits their personality and/or appearance. 479 more words


30 Flash Fiction Prompts

Need a little mid-winter inspiration? Try one of these flash fiction prompts:

1: Write a story in which something transforms into something else.

2: Write a true story that is so ___________(insert adjective here) that no one would believe it’s true. 408 more words

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Here's to surviving another Valentine's Day!

Writing Quotes - Inspiration or Desperation?

Do quotes from famous authors motivate, or just remind us how far away from our goals we actually are?

The question came to me during a visit to Disney World earlier this week.  889 more words

[Think Aloud] – #30 – How Media Has Influenced My Direction of Writing Romance

Think Aloud explores book-related discussions encompassing reading, writing, blogging, and perhaps newsworthy content. The focus is to push the boundaries, stretch the mind, and encourage dialogue within this community. 916 more words


He Said, She Exclaimed, They Intoned: Fun with Dialogue Tags!

Before we jump in, let’s nail down what a dialogue tag is for those of you who are confused. Hint: there are three of them in this post’s headline. 857 more words