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Warning to ALL seemingly innocent Bystanders!

I recently saw something similar to the above graphic on a novelty t-shirt, and it made me realize how often I actually include people I know, have met or witnessed doing something interesting in the local Wal-Mart in the stories I write.   I even come across interesting names at work that I jot down in… Read More ›

Easter Writing!!!

  Sometimes it seems silly…. Sometimes it seems juvenile…. But sometimes….the best way to get your writing juices flowing is to go back to Grade School! Do you remember those “Story Starters” that the teachers used to give us around each Holiday (back when it was allowed)? Story starters are wonderful opening sentence ideas to… Read More ›

Adding Humor To Your Writing

Creating short humorous sayings can be not only a pleasant diversion from more serious writing chores, but it can also enhance many writing skills. For more information on adding humor to your writing….check out this link: http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/2013/03/how-humor-can-make-you-better-writer.html

Why I Write…

Writing Tip – Getting Started

  Getting started is sometimes the hardest part when it comes to writing.  Choosing that perfect idea, capturing that perfect image, it all can be a little overwhelming. One of the things that I like to do is search the internet for pictures that I find myself drawn to. For example, when I came across… Read More ›

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Christmas Writing Prompts

If you are interested in writing a story about Christmas or the Holiday Season….but can’t seem to figure out how to get started…. Just check out the internet!!   There are a lot of sites that give you great Christmas Writing Prompts! For example, check out these great story starters from The Holiday Zone http://www.theholidayzone.com… Read More ›

Use Commas. Don’t be a Psycho!

Serial Killer or Brilliant Author?!?

  I recently started organizing my “workspace” at home so that I could have an effective writing space to work on my novel. Shortly after I began, I started to realize that I have numerous composition notebooks filled with my chicken scratch, ideas, poem titles, and other random thoughts. Then I started thinking about the… Read More ›

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