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Things Are Not What They Seem: A Brief Writing Exercise

There are thirty-two ways to write a story, and I’ve used every one, but there is only one plot–things are not as they seem.  ~ Jim Thompson   I love this quote. While I can’t say that there are indeed … Continue reading

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Collaboration: Fairy Dust & Hard Labor

Just as RicoChey is suggesting a mob of us writers collaborate, I begin reading a book about creative collaboration. In Big Magic, Liz Gilbert puts forth her experiences with inspiration — that thing of mysterious quality and substance, like fairy dust … Continue reading

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Big Magic: Let’s Discuss Creative Living Beyond Fear

I’ve been a fan of Elizabeth Gilbert’s since listening to her narration of Eat Pray Love in the winter of 2012.  Gilbert’s narrative talent is divine on paper; her spoken word is magnificent. That narrative talent is what got me … Continue reading

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Collaborative Writing Game: You’re It. Go!

This sounds really fun, y’all. Catch up on the basics, then see my list of ideas below. Here’s the basis of RicoChey’s game: ● A group of participants form a team and swap email addresses. ● Taking turns, each participant … Continue reading

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I Need A Hero

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Natural Progression or Forced Evolution

I mentioned last week that I was reading Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey in preparation for its release as a TV series on the SyFy channel. With only a few chapters to go, I went ahead and watched … Continue reading

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Take A Word Break

Ugh! Here in the States it’s that time of year that is both wonderful and stressful. So many neighbors have their holiday lights up, walking the dog at night I feel like I’m surrounded by a Cameron-esque bioluminescent world. I … Continue reading

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