Monthly Archives: October 2020

Progression

Death. Mourning. The fallen tree: energy still giving. When the old dreams die the soul takes to wreathing, but the dear dream that perishes is so another might begin breathing. Sometimes wisdom begs us to surrender, to allow us to … Continue reading

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Make A Map for NaNoWriMo

Another year. Another NaNoWriMo. Another pitch urging writers to pen their fantasy novels with a map as an aid. Yes, here I go again talking about maps. Actually, to be more specific, your fantasy map. Your story takes on a … Continue reading

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Her Past

It wasn’t a past she was proud of, nor was it her own, but it was hers to take on. It wasn’t a past she wanted, nor was it inescapable, but it was for her to be responsible. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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And She Was

Wandering the empty plain she thought she was empty inside. Huddled against the cold she thought she was frozen within. And she was. And she wasn’t. She realized she could be all she was without being confined. She was the … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Dinosaurs

They’re gobbling up the planet and everyone else, no thought for tomorrow, only wealth. They’re yesterday’s dinosaurs, learning nothing from before, looting our future so they can have more. They ridicule the visionaries who want more for all, never understanding … Continue reading

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This NaNoWriMo, the Perfect Writing Process is Within You

On the one hand, that book you’ve always wanted to read is about to be available. On the other hand, you have to write it. On the one hand, what you need to write that book, the perfect process, exists. … Continue reading

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The Shining City on the Hill

The shining city on the hill. She believed. For, the city was hope, hope for her, for those who came after. They told her it was a myth, a lie, a fairytale, especially, they said, for people like her. The … Continue reading

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Uh-oh, NaNoWriMo

Uh-oh, it’s time for NaNoWriMo. Type typing away, warm or snow. There are places to go, but there’s also a novel to sow, a novel to grow, a novel to give life during NaNoWriMo. Drafting superheroes maintaining the flow, days … Continue reading

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Critical Keys to NaNoWriMo that Don’t Involve the Writing Process

Seriously, the first keys to succeeding at NaNoWriMo have nothing to do with writing process and everything to do with planning your life. Of course, everyone’s goals for NaNoWriMo differ. Too, this is 2020. My 2020? A serious illness in … Continue reading

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Year of Tragedy

The year came and a country on the brink went insane, day after day, wearing her down, a poison that knew her name. A collective frenzy consuming reason, relentless, tireless, a year of tragedy, a year of stress, pulling out … Continue reading

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