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Friday Feature: Submissions

This week for the friday feature, I thought I’d offer tips on Submitting. Last year, I had 17 or 18 publications. This year so far, I’ve had maybe 9 or 10 acceptances. I must be doing something right.  I think … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Experience Vs. Research

Someone asked me if I write what I know. For many, that would be limiting. We write what we know in some intuitive way, like people, emotions, relationships, and some places. But that’s not all we write. Nothing adds to … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Napccident’s Happen

Napccident: when a person rests their eyes and unintentionally falls asleep. The napccident may last anywhere from five minutes to two or more hours.   I read an article that stated mental and physical exhaustion are different and that those … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Writer and Writing is a Relationship

I know people say writing is a commitment, but it’s more than that. Writing isn’t “like” a relationship, it IS a relationship. A writer must be involved with the whole process of writing, must love it, need it, want to … Continue reading

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West End – the opening chapter

Hi, All.  I was feeling West End today. I wanted to share a little portion, but couldn’t decide, so I give you all the opening selection for West End.  Enjoy. BEFORE MY MOTHER drank herself to death, I knew her … Continue reading

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Coffee and your Character – Writer Wednesday

I’ve been thinking of coffee shops. And it’s not only because I’m a caffeine addict. Coffee and coffee shops are a part of our everyday lives and, therefore, our characters’ lives. What type of coffee shop and what they order … Continue reading

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Not Writing is Not an Option: Rethinking Writer’s Block

I’ve been under the impression that writer’s block was actually procrastination; however, someone wrote recently “whoever doesn’t believe in writer’s block has never experienced the sheer frustration it can cause.” This, and the comments that followed, made me reconsider my … Continue reading

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