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Building Cohesiveness Into Your Novel.

Have you ever read a book that felt like it was a mash-up of separate thoughts and directions? As if the author wasn’t sticking to a predetermined theme or motif. This can throw a reader off and confuse or even … Continue reading

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Using The Underworld In Your Story.

Descending into the underworld for a character can open so many doors to your story. High adventure, self-realization, or inner/outer triumph are just a few possibilities for your characters journey. The article attached below outlines the many circumstances one might … Continue reading

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Where To Insert The Inciting Incident

That status quo is shaken, and the real story begins. At what point in your novel should you shake things up for your main character? The placement of the inciting incident varies from story to story. The length of its … Continue reading

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How To End A Chapter To Make Your Readers Want MORE.

Each chapter ending is a chance for you to entice the reader to turn the page and continue down the rabbit hole. Do you know the tricks to end a chapter? Below are seven tips to chapter endings that will … Continue reading

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Writing Awkward Characters.

Awkward characters can be challenging and rewarding to write. Do you know how to incorporate them into your story? The following article will show you the ins and outs of crafting an awkward character. Hannah Heath blog

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Creating An Audiobook

Considering having an audiobook created? You should watch this video to help you choose which way to move forward. https://youtu.be/3Kns1WbFkQY

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider

“To say that creative writing courses are all useless is almost as silly as saying all editors are useless. Writers of all levels can benefit from other instructive voices.” Continue reading

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How To Write Thrilling Horror Stories That Will Keep Your Readers Terrified.

The bottom line for all fiction is that the story is a lie the reader can believe in, with characters he comes to know and care about. In horror fiction and monster stories, the bottom line is that the reader will believe and be afraid. Continue reading

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Question of the Week

Who do you credit for giving you the desire to create?

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Lyretry

Every time it is not mine A thought provoked by design The moment is calming A disappearance evolving What and when should I say This thing I have seen always seems to betray The shadow crossed me Showing more than … Continue reading

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Lyretry

I couldn’t I wouldn’t I shouldn’t I didn’t The words are easy They are there to appease me Wanting and wanted They are there to please me The air hurried by In its mounting swirl There by my side The … Continue reading

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Word of the Every Other Day

lim·pid [ˈlimpid] ADJECTIVE (of a liquid) free of anything that darkens; completely clear. synonyms: clear · transparent · glassy · glasslike · crystal clear · crystalline

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Question of the Week

Are you old enough to know better, yet young enough not to care?   Write Fearlessly

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacobs Pass)

Chapter 26 I pulled myself from the floor of the church and stumbled towards the door. Pistol be damned. Luke be damned. All of them be damned because the damned can’t condemn and pass judgment. I’m passing mine, but it … Continue reading

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Question of the Week

Do you write what what you know or do you learn what you write?

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacobs Pass)

Chapter 13   As I sat in my stumped chair gazing at the flames disappearing into the midst of a higher altitude from which they gained their strength, their meaning, and their purpose I wondered at what point I’ll disappear … Continue reading

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YouTube-Sorry

Never seen this show, however this came to my attention, These people can SING.    

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MUSIC

Hey, folks. Do you like the music Or should I remove it?

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Upcoming 2019 Novel (Jacobs Pass)

Chapter 11 After taking a quick look around, even though I can tell by the dogs relaxed nature that nothing is within earshot of my home, I turn back to my porch and reach for the chain around my neck … Continue reading

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Me and Mine

Day 1 & 2   Day 1 The first thought of a smell memory that comes to mind is my mother making no-bake cookies. Oatmeal, chocolate, and butter (I think) heated in a pan gave off the best aroma. Maybe … Continue reading

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