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#WriteFridays the 18th!

This week I started to formally hang out my shingle as a writing coach, and one of the ladies from my critique group took me up on it. We met up, and after discussing the issue that she specifically had … Continue reading

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Work in Progress … Exercise in POV

Last week’s #WriteFriday exercise was a prompt that had to do with perspective and point of view. For my own stab at it, I decided to get into the head of my antagonist, Dr. Gratusczak, from the Rick Keller novels. … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 17

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about empathy and perspective, and it put me in mind of an exercise we used to do in my acting class in college. For this exercise, we would have to put ourselves in … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 16

For this week’s writing exercise, I decided to take some inspiration from the giveaway I’m currently running, and try something that explores elements of the plot, tossing characters about at the whims of chance. I find that, when I’m writing, … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 15

As we head into this Memorial Day Weekend here in the States, I briefly toyed with the idea of centering this week’s theme around the holiday. However, I decided to go in a different direction, namely, providing a theme-neutral prompt … Continue reading

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Behind the Mirror.

This excerpt is a sketch in response to this week’s writing prompt, Hidden Monsters. I decided to go with the same universe as my previous writing exercise, Side Roads. ~ ~ ~ The man lounging behind the counter looks like … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays, Exercise 14…

This may come as a shock, but I actually did last week’s exercise, and am posting this week’s writing prompt almost on time! (I try to get them up by 9 a.m.) This exercise was inspired by my current work … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays the 13th!

It’s just my luck that I would go to write a post on Thursday, have it swallowed up by the WordPress update, and think to myself: No worries, I’m going to post a writing exercise on Friday anyway … and … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 12

I logged in this morning to post my writing prompt, and realized I’ve been falling behind on participating in my own writing exercises. So, I’m going to put some extra effort in this week to start scheduling some more interviews, … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 9

Usually when I sit down to come up with these writing exercises, I look back over the week and pinpoint one or two events or incidents that spur the creative juices. This week — was just too crazy. From attending … Continue reading

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