Monthly Archives: May 2014

In a Flash

I’ve just finished a flash fiction piece and I’m polishing it up. I started out trying to keep it at 500 words, but I couldn’t. Right now, the word count is 745. I suppose I could cut it some, for the story has a … Continue reading

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Conflict is like Confetti

“Conflict is like Confetti” is not so much a good simile as it is a good example of alliteration. I can wring some truth out of the comparison, however. Writers can always twist things around. At a party, confetti livens things up. It … Continue reading

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Thought you could use a little help with editing…

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Let’s co-write that novel! Whaddya say?

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Watching and Waiting…Just in time!

I spent hours tweaking and revising a short story I’d written for Woman’s World. On Friday, I mailed the manila envelope containing the manuscript, a cover letter, and a SASE.  In my subdivision, the USPS provides banks of mailboxes with individual, locked boxes … Continue reading

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Watching and Waiting…

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http://thewritersalleys.blogspot.com/2014/05/all-i-know-about-writing-i-learned-from.html This is an excellent article.Very insightful and motivational. 

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