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Filling the Shoes of Giants

Originally posted on Mere Inkling Press:
One thing all humans have in common, is that we are mortal. Immortality is not inherent to our nature, and eternal life can only come as a gift from our Creator. All men and…

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Tips for Writers: Frustrate Your Hero

Writers, I know what you’re thinking, “Well, of course. I always seek the Rolling Stones’ advice when I’m creating characters and storylines.” Or maybe not. But Mick does have a point: Instead of building a conventional dramatic arc by having … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 100

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: Gina’s encounter with Rhema was nothing like Zack’s. Why? What had she done wrong?…

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Tips for Writers: Trust the Story

Experience is the most effective teacher (I learned more Spanish in three days in Barcelona than I did in two years of high school Spanish class). But one of the most interesting things about the human psyche is that we’re … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 36

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Nine: The Ties That Un-bind (Continued) Previously: Delaying her search for her brother, Gina traveled with the millboy B’frona and…

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The Wishing Map 36

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Nine: The Ties That Un-bind (Continued) Previously: Delaying her search for her brother, Gina traveled with the millboy B’frona and her newly adopted dragon whelp … Continue reading

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