Sporadic

Sometimes I wonder why I keep writing blog posts. My inspiration is sporadic and unfair. The platform changes and it takes some time getting used to. By the time I get the hang of it they change it to something that much more challenging and mind boggling. It’s a wonder I hung around at all. […]

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The Holidays and Writing Challenges

Apparently a couple bloggers I follow are doing blogmas this December. I’ve heard of vlogmas but not blogmas. For those in the dark, you either blog or vlog for the month of December. I don’t know how you come up with the topics but people seem to enjoy it. I haven’t read too many blog […]

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Being Better.

What is one thing you wish you were better at? I could honestly make a whole list of things that I wish I could be better at. But I’ll talk about social media marketing, because that seems to be the thing that gets more people successful in their creative pursuits. I wish I was smarter […]

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Flying Free

The birds fly from her hands at dusk. They were never meant to be hers forever; but they chose to be her friend for a life while as they recouped from their injuries. She was sad as she held the sack of feathers that they left behind, yet a certain feeling of excitement rose within […]

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Leaving

Write about a character leaving something, or someone, they love. She woke just before dawn. The darkness pulsated against her eyes, but she kept her eyes open as her surroundings gradually lightened. What she must do, had to happen; sooner, rather than later. If she didn’t, she’d never have the courage to do so again.  […]

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Begin

Begin with yourself. Look at yourself, how you are, what you dream of, what you want. Start there, and start small. Begin with what you love. Read your romance novels, your horror novels, your contemporary fiction, your classics. Listen to your classical music, your pop, hip hop, rock. Play your sports, run your races, climb […]

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