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Sunday Funnies

So, today is the first day of June. (brief, quiet pause) YAY! Whoo-Hoo! Hurray! Summer is just around the corner! I’ve waited for it since last September, and here it is again, making another fabulous appearance with its heaping helpings … Continue reading

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Damitol

Actually, I refer to them as cuss words, but no one else I know does. When I use the word CUSS to refer to the mainstream utterances in everyday speech, I’m met with perplexity and sometimes giggles. I think the … 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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It’s Called Voice

Today I spent too much time online instead of writing – or fixing my writing by editing – but for once the tendency toward procrastination paid off. I shouldn’t even refer to this as a form of procrastination, because I … Continue reading

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Grammar Time

Okay, so, today I’m browsing my FB feed when I come across this (above) and further down the page I land on another cutesy-saccharin-sweet-aw-garsh gag post about feelings, mushy-lovey dork stuff a certain someone constantly posts (to drive me bonkers, … Continue reading

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Opinion vs Knowledge

I’m writing again. And thinking some more. Taking notes as I go. Walking around the house for exercise and clearing my mind of all things negative. I’m writing once again. 🙂 Still, I can’t seem to get past the morning … 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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Editing is Murder

Literally and figuratively, I think. This is a double-edged sword in my opinion. You know you have to go back and fix your original work, but in the process, I personally end up re-writing the whole damn thing. My editing … 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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