Monthly Archives: November 2019

Day #11 Of NaNoWriMo.

Four hours before the snow hits so I’m burning some final brush. What are you doing this NaNoWriMo day #11 to procrastinate?😀

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” –Anaïs Nin

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Question Of The Week.

Which season of the year is most conducive to your writing?

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Pondering My Senses.

Existing consciously. Falling helplessly. Attempting to understand. On a stage so grand. A pinpoint in time. What can we hope to find? A speck in space. Decisions made in haste. Why feel, touch, and imagine. Which is more real the … Continue reading

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Never To Be Said.

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Someone That Turns (Flash Fiction)

“I’m not Mandy! I’m Angela. You’ve got the wrong sister!” “Sure, mam. Your evil twin killed all those people.” The detective laughed. “Check the DNA or something. It’ll prove I’m innocent,” she cried, unable to sit still. “There’s no DNA … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday.

As a writer this one substance adds sustenance to my words throughout the day. Oh, where would my word count be without coffee?😀 coffee (n.) [ kaw-fee, kof-ee ] “drink made from the ground and roasted seeds of a tree originally … Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge Of The Week.

In six words, write your story of the above picture.

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Fiction Genres and Sub-Genres.

Maybe you’re thinking about writing a novel, or perhaps you’ve finished one and aren’t quite sure which genre to market it under. Knowing your audience is to understand the genre of the book you have written. Below is a link … Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day.

palter [ pawl-ter ] verb (used without object) to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.to bargain with; haggle.to act carelessly; trifle. WORDS RELATED TO PALTER babble, equivocate, haggle, bargain, falsify, fib, quibble, deceive, prevaricate

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To ALL Us Writers: Here’s A Much Needed Kick In The Ass!

I love this video! It’s the hard truth and not sugar-coated. It is a much-needed reminder, especially during this #NaNoWriMo. I hope all writers take a moment, click the link below, and watch and let the overall message sink in. … Continue reading

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She Was There.

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Ok, People of the Interweb. I Can’t Decide On My Book Jacket Picture. Should I Go With A Short, Medium, Or Long Beard?

Long Beard. Please don’t say no beard at all because I look like I’m twelve with no beard😀 Also, should my hair be pulled back or down? With glasses or not? Any input is appreciated. Feel free to suggest using … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” Dr. Seuss

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Scene Structure and How-To.

Building your novel from an idea into a manuscript can be a daunting task if you first don’t lay out a plan. Blueprinting your scenes will pave the road to your story’s success. The following article will give you ample … Continue reading

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Dead Stones. (Flash Fiction)

There he was. Sitting like nothing had happened. Like the past few days had meant nothing. How could a man go through so much and react so little? The trees of the cemetery were bristling with an energy that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Rusting In The Cold.

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Word Of The Every Other Day.

incarnadine [ in-kahr-nuh-dahyn, -din, -deen ] adjective: blood-red; crimson.flesh-colored; pale pink. noun: an incarnadine color. verb: (used with object)  in·car·na·dined, in·car·na·din·ing. to make incarnadine. WORDS RELATED TO INCARNADINE glowing, rose-colored, crimson, blooming, cerise, claret, pink, tint, suffuse, mantle, color, rose, rouge, bloody, paint, rubric, flush, dye, rust, glow

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Releasing.

I moved forwardClawed onwardClimbed the jagged edgeIgnored what was being said Lifted my head highBecame solitary with the skyNever to look downLet all the fears drown The moon and sun are belowThe further I goInto the dark and emptyTo conquer … Continue reading

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Finally Free (Flash Fiction)

Lilly ran out the backdoor and over to the nearest house, which was her grandmother’s. Pounding on the door, she screamed, “Call 911.” While the police searched her house, Lilly sat sobbing in her grandma’s kitchen, reeling from the fact … Continue reading

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