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The Cure for Writer’s Block!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Writer’s Block  There are two primary definitions for the word block: An obstacle to be avoided An object used (as in construction) The cure for Writers Block (and its evil twin, Trouble Getting Started) is…

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The Best Way…

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Tips for Writers: Frustrate Your Hero

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I know, you’re thinking, “Well, of course. I always seek Mick Jagger’s advice when creating characters.” Or not. But Mick has a point: Instead of building a conventional dramatic arc by having your main character…

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The Wishing Map 1

A year and a half ago, I began serializing my epic fantasy The Wishing Map on this then-new blog site. Because most of my followers showed up after that, I’m re-posting The Wishing Map episodes each week on “Wishing Wednesdays.”  … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 135

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Epilogue: The Unknown (Continued) Previously: Rested but wary of what was to come, Gina, Zack, and their friend B’frona turned to face the future. This is the final episode of The Wishing Map. ⇔ … Continue reading

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A (Brief) Winter’s Tail

“My whiskers, what a catastrophe that nearly was!” After cleverly outwitting the dangerous intruder, Reggie McMouse returned to his favorite chair. He was particularly pleased with his plush new rug.  ~The End.

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“Tell ‘em there’s power in Story,” he whispered. “Power ter heal and power ter hurt. Tell ‘em ter use their stories ter heal.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode  94

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