Category Archives: Writing

Numbered Structure

David checked his rear view mirror.  Speed limit 65 didn’t keep him from going 80.  He tapped fingers to the rapid beat of the music blaring from the radio.  Colors of the cars and trucks on the road formed an … Continue reading

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A Review of A Very Special Book

Every one should check this guy out, never mind he is only 6! He’s got it right!

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Butterfly Soul Mates

Originally posted on Talespinner at Work:
Perched in the garden swing among the birds visiting the feeder and the butterflies flittering about the tiger lilies, Cara read from her diary.  The edges of the paper were soft and frayed by time.…

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Unsuspected Trigger

Originally posted on Story Building One Line at a Time:
Photograph by gaelikka An Unsuspected Trigger I have looked forward to today for weeks. I wanted a day to sleep in, take a long walk, and hang on the porch,…

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Reading is Essential to Writing, Read Across the Genres

Book Review: Dark Life and Rip Tide by Kat Falls, 2010, 2011, YA SF, written by Lisa Combs Kat Falls created an underwater world for 15 year old character Ty, his family and neighbors as an environment for their survival … Continue reading

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Networking Blogs

Here is a bit of a challenge, network your blog.  Once at the page to do so, there are dialog boxes to fill in.  But wait, what is this one for?  Click the question mark and off you go to … Continue reading

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Head Flops and Point of View

Fiction.  Narrative splashed with dialogue.  I ventured into the interior monologue.  Different for me but I was liking it.  Then a switch… to a different character in the same scene.  Gave her a bit of interior monologue.  And, yes, I … Continue reading

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