Category Archives: Writing

The Tips for Writers Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Creak Crack

Originally posted on Wild Like the Flowers:
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The Last Kid on Earth

Photo by Willgard Krause The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. The double moon that had settled over … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: The Final Edit

Photo by Matthew LeJune Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, short or long, you’re going to edit your work multiple times. Writing is like clay modelling. First, you slap a big blob of ideas, facts and feelings onto your table (computer … Continue reading

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Are You a Failure?

Originally posted on Rinum's blog:
Maybe I am stubbornthat’s why I keep risingevery time I fall. You become a failure when you give up, not when you’re defeated. You fail when you don’t put in the effort to change…

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What if Our Conception is Wrong?

My Featured Blogger this week is Gordon Couch, aka “Rocky,” of The Fractured Rock. Rocky is a retired businessman, world traveler, and longtime teacher at his church. He and his wife of 50 years have the foothills of Tennessee’s spectacular … Continue reading

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If It Can’t be Explained, It Didn’t Happen

Art by AnAngryScottsman The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Chapter One Zack Dore lived for the fantastic, … Continue reading

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Unarmed Hungers 

Originally posted on Hidden Treasure:
This is the place?where unnamed hungers?are fed, the place?of clear water,?refreshment.? A fellow blogger, Deep calls to deep, recently posted a poem, a redux of, or leading back to, the 23rd Psalm (full poem below).…

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Noisy Neighbours

Originally posted on The Adventures Of…:
In life, sometimes you encounter episodes that are hard to describe, or for others to believe. One such episode, happened to me at Masai Mara, in Kenya. The park is themeing with wildlife. Wildlife…

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Hitting the Creative Bullseye

Source: The Van Gogh Gallery Thought for the Week When you’re “a creative,” i.e. a person who creates original works of any type, you struggle continually to make something meaningful. Your art form—writing, music, photography, whatever—probably has some kind of … Continue reading

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