Tag Archives: fiction

Sweet Successes in Small Bites

Who would have thought I would have a 25 word story published! Well, I did! This is an interesting little publication that takes stories and poems of exactly 25 words! The title, not included in the word count, must be … Continue reading

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What is it about Rainy Days and Tuesdays?

  It’s been a gloomy, dreary, rainy day. The sun has not peeked out even once. If I had to describe the sky, I’d make up a shade of gray for an automobile paint color, or a man’s sweater, or … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News, and No News

Thought I’d give a brief update on what’s been happenin’ in my little corner of the writing world. First, I did attend the Books Sandwiched In book discussion at the library yesterday. I enjoyed it. About a dozen ladies were present, and the … Continue reading

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Saturday Ramblings

I am attending a book club discussion at our local library next week. It’s the first time I’ve been to this event, and I don’t know what to expect. The leader of the group said some of the women have … Continue reading

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Darling, I have to kill you….

When I first started writing fiction, I had a penchant for overly detailed descriptions. In one story, I included a scene set in a tearoom. I described the table cloth and the centerpiece, the china and the stemware, the curtains … 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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