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Part Two The Worrying Wave of Weak Verbs: a cautionary tale of the murderous search for to be, to have, to do, to get, to go and to make

Originally posted on Experience Writing:
He went down the slide.He slid. He zipped. He whooshed! In my last post, I shared an amazing discovery, a  little book full of helpful tips called The Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier by…

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What are you Writing? (Sunday Fiction Post-up: Vol. 10)

Time for the Sunday Fiction Post-up! Come share your current work-in-progress here. Here I go again, something new, but I’m determined to push through this because I’m writing it as a novella and I’m on a strict writing schedule. Something from the … Continue reading

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#FlashFictionFriday – Vol. 9: PARADISE LOST

It’s week nine of the flash fiction challenge by Flash Fiction for Aspiring Artists, check out their blog and join in or read other’s posts and be inspired. What a beautiful picture for this week’s prompt, I wish I were there…but after … Continue reading

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Blogging Silence: Blogging is not for the Lazy

Something I’ve noticed over the past month: if I don’t post for the day or spend time surfing the blog-a-sphere, visits to my blog are nearly non-existent. By no means am I complaining, it’s just something I’ve noticed. I follow … Continue reading

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#FlashFictionFriday – Vol. 8: MY LAST BREATH

It’s week eight of the flash fiction challenge by Flash Fiction for Aspiring Artists, check out their blog and join in or read other’s posts and be inspired. Read mine below and feel free to leave a comment. Enjoy! MY LAST BREATH (141 … Continue reading

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What Makes a “Real” Writer?

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
I’m finally home from speaking in Pennsylvania. Was honored to keynote for The Write Stuff Conference and super sad to leave. I get so attached to the writers and miss them when I…

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Want Your Query Critiqued?

I subscribe to Book Ends Literary Agency’s Blog and right now they’re hosting an opportunity to have your query critiqued. Check out their post for more details. If selected your query will be posted on their blog for all to see … Continue reading

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Show or Tell: Write the Right Way

This is not your typical kindergarten school assignment…. Many writers have heard the words “show, don’t tell” but what does that really mean? How do we know that we’ve written something that does just that? Surely, I’ve been guilty of … Continue reading

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Awesome First Lines

So this is for all my writers. Check out Chuck Wendig’s blog post about hooking readers with a killer first line and how important it is. I gotta agree. What’s even better he’s opened up the comments for writers to … Continue reading

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