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Writing Exercise: Something Ordinary

Exercise: Take something common, an activity or object that you’re familiar with, and then have a character describe it to someone who has a completely different frame of reference. (Writing Excuses – Episode 10.22) “It’s a chair.” “I’m aware of what your people call it, I am just not sure what it is doing in […]

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Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave

I will be taking a break from updating this blog for a while due to the fact that I am expecting our first child in less than 2 weeks. We (my husband and I) are really excited (and terrified) to become parents and it’s coming up quick. I likely won’t update this blog from May […]

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#FridayFlash “Shiny”

This week is a week of firsts for me. My first spoken word story and now my first entry into this wonderful weekly event #FridayFlash (PS: if you’re looking for some great free flash fiction online, search #FridayFlash on Twitter every Friday). My story this week is called “Shiny” and it has a cameo from […]

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Season’s Greetings

Well the count down has begun. A little over three days until Christmas eve and whether you celebrate the day or not we all have a few vacation days coming up in advance of the new year. Just wanted to take this moment to wish you all a wonderful end of the year. Pre-Xmas Updates: […]

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NaNoWriMo: I WON!!!

So if you’ve been reading along, you know that on Thursday, November 24, I re-decided to win NaNoWriMo. And when I posted my re-decision on November 26, I had to write 25,000 words (half of the monthly total) in 5 days. Now to prove my ineptitude at keeping to a daily schedule I’ve posted my […]

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