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A Writer on Reading II

So, a bit more thought on reading writing in order to better understand my writing as a writer. Brunettes I’ve yet to read a story . . . wait . . . I just remembered one that had a blond … Continue reading

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Strong Female Lead

(This is long, and I don’t care.) Today is Sunday, which means philisophical or otherwise conversation with my baby girl, Midge. She’ll be 23 in another month, but she’ll always be my baby. Anyway, she’s extremely artistic and loves to … Continue reading

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Sheep to Slaughter

  Last week I read, liked, and then even commented on Ari Laurel’s post titled Who Run the [Dystopian] World? [White] Girls dys·to·pi·a [dis-toh-pee-uh] noun – a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding. She’s talking about the … Continue reading

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POV part 3

Since this whole point-of-view thing started for me with my own writing, I’ve had great trouble trying to go back to my story and just get it done. I’m still taking lots of notes for the story, though, to convince … Continue reading

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A New Pair of Eyes

Another not-so-profound statement and yet it seems logical and apropos to life in general. I grew up in a dysfunctional household just like nearly everyone else, but there were a few things of value or worth that have managed to … Continue reading

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Old School Win

  Very pleased to announce that after several weeks of struggling to maintain some semblance of dignity, passion, and interest in my own writing after being so utterly confused by others’ versions of POV, style, and show vs. tell, my … Continue reading

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Getting Over Myself

Ever hear a song and fall completely in love? The sound, the beat, that euphoric feeling that dominates the moment while your ears are filling your brain with all sorts of … this is better than sex … pleasantries? Even … Continue reading

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