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7 Views on Writing

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Hey, remember that scene where the alien bursts out of the guy’s chest?  “If a story is in you, it has to come out.”  ~William Faulkner Write without restraint! And then…restrain, restrain, restrain. “Write drunk, edit…

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I’m Four Today!

I began my big bloggy adventure four years ago today! And gosh ‘n’ golly how I’ve grown! According to child development experts, a typical four year old exhibits the following characteristics: 1. Finding new ways of expressing himself (always). 2. … Continue reading

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My Mystery Blogger Award

I don’t normally do blog awards because they’re meant to draw attention to newer blogs; and I’ve been around a few blog years (even more in dog years) and have been blessed with a growing following. However, I’ve been nominated … Continue reading

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Ach, Meine Liebster!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
What’s a Liebster? Ach, I thought you’d never ask! The word is German for “lover” but, in this case, means finding new blogs to love. Liebster is also big on the number 11, proving it’s better than all other…

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Tips for Writers: Write What You Know?

A successful writer friend once went tiradical on me when I mentioned the literary admonition, “Write what you know.” “I hate that!” she shouted. “Why?” “It restricts you! What if you want to write about something you’ve never experienced?” Interestingly, … Continue reading

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My Computer Crashed!

Well, OK, it didn’t exactly “crash.” I mean, there was no hole in the wall. There were no other bleeding computer owners standing around threatening to sue my pants off. Actually, what I did was delete a massive number of massively important … Continue reading

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Happy Blogday Two Me!

My Second Blogday came and went a couple of weeks ago without my even noticing. Which indicates that I’m growing up, I suppose. I mean, heck, I’m in my “terrible twos,” cruising around, breaking stuff all over the internet. For years … Continue reading

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