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Own the Year — 2021 Author Planning Workshop

What better way to kick off 2021 than to do some intensive planning for your life as an author? Goals are dreams with deadlines. But we must define … Own the Year — 2021 Author Planning Workshop

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10 Writers Read Their Work – Writers’ Mastermind Mashup 2020 – Online Fiction Writing Group

10 Writers read excerpts from their latest work for the Writers’ Mastermind Mash-up 2020! Sample a wide variety of new, groundbreaking fiction in a …… 10 Writers Read Their Work – Writers’ Mastermind Mashup 2020 – Online Fiction Writing Group

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Welcome to the Jungle: We’ve Got Fun & Games

Every one of us have a jungle inside, where the animals of our desires reside.  Our dreams flesh out, and onto the page they flow like waterfalls from a distant height rippling in the center, pooling out to the edges to frame the beautiful depiction of our creations.  Come along with me into the jungle.  […]

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Fragmented Dreams

This week, I wanted to share my most recent six-sentence story with you all.  The truth is I have no idea what I truly want to write about this week, so I decided to share something I found interesting and rather fulfilling with you all.  I am a romantic at heart.  While I have no […]

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Humbug & Resolutions!

Christmas for my family was a blast.  The nieces, grands, and just family in general were a blast to be around.  While around the world, it seemed like people were being forced to be apart, my family drew together.  It wasn’t in defiance, as so many may think.  It’s just that we’re always in one […]

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…Why Write…

Why Do I Write? There are and endless number of answers to this question.  When looking at it, I have several misgivings trying to answer it.  It’s like asking a painter why he paints or a singer why she sings.  It’s like asking a husband why he loves his wife.  It’s like asking why we […]

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Inspiring to be Inspired

Today was a truly productive day.  We all have those days when we feel like a slug-a-bug.  If you’re wondering what that is; it’s me on a day when I aspire to do nothing and I achieve it fairly well.  It’s not hard to achieve nothing, but it’s awfully hard to achieve several things in […]

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Blocks of Block

Writer’s Block & Coping When I started working on my first completed novel, Fractured, I was ecstatic.  I was all revved up and ready to go.  I had a story to tell.  I had two main characters, a villain, and a plotline.  I even knew the ending.  Everything in between was a mystery to me.  […]

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Lore of the Singing Golden Nuggets

This week’s post is a little different.  I have been telling you all about my writing, but I have yet to share a bit of it with you.  So, I have decided to share a little bit of world building lore from my WIP.  It is from The Cursed.  I hope you like it and […]

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Responses Are Required!

Last week I brought up a fascinating aspect of entry to the publishing world.  Several writers and authors have traversed this phase.  The publication phase.  No one likes rejection, but if you’re a writer, then you have known rejection from the kindest of words ever written to the short abrupt, and aloof form letter, to […]