Monthly Archives: March 2019

Plot Holes are like Wounds, They Both can be Stitched up

Yes, you read that title right. It was so profound when I heard it in a dream yesterday morning, that I will have to say it again. Plot holes are like wounds, they both can be stitched up. Even though … Continue reading

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You Don’t ‘Find’ Inspiration. It Finds You.

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
Every strike of inspiration I can recall — many of which have led to fairly solid ideas, sometimes even Real World Things — happened upon me completely by accident. Most of these moments have begun…

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4 Reasons Why Silence Is Good For You

There are times when the noise surrounding us can be too distracting and can cause us unnecessary stress. I find that this is the case for me. Although there are times when I like listening to instrumental music or my … Continue reading

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Reasons To Go Out To Write

Originally posted on Uninspired Writers:
Most writers experience procrastination. It’s so easy to get caught up in all the other things you need/want to do, which leads to putting writing to the side. However, I’ve found that a great way…

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How to Remember Your Ideas When You’re Falling Asleep—or Waking Up!

Do you ever get an idea just as you’re falling asleep? How about having a dream that sticks with you from the moment you wake up? Here’s a post that will give you some insight on keeping your ideas close … Continue reading

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Sometimes even I get lucky

Originally posted on Entertaining Stories:
Today was supposed to be my last real writing day this weekend. I took it in that spirit, and cranked out 3200 words this morning. I forced myself to stick with Serang, because I want…

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The Secret to Successful Short Stories

Originally posted on Noreen Lace:
I spent much of my time in grad school trying to please a certain teacher and understand the secret formula for a short story. Up until that time, I’d only written novels (or novellas), longer…

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Featured Book of the Week: One with Willows by Joan Myles

Greetings to my fellow bloggers, authors and book lovers in the blogosphere. I hope you all enjoyed the new Electric Eclectic book I featured last week. If you haven’t already done so, please go out and get your copy of … Continue reading

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World Building: Why Writers Need to be Sneaky When Building Worlds – by William L. Hahn…

I love the post linked here, because it’s a great tool for writing in any genre, no matter whether you write fantasy, mystery etc. via World Building: Why Writers Need to be Sneaky When Building Worlds – by William L. … Continue reading

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How Many Hours a Day Should You Spend Writing?

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
They say the more you practice, the better you’ll get. But what does that actually look like? The reason this question is so hard to answer is that every single writer has different goals, routines,…

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