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#NaNoWriMo – A Week 1 Contrast

Well, we’re just a few days into NaNoWriMo 2021. My start, like many, has been strong as I’ve ridden the opening-week adrenaline. Caffeine, too. The beginning of the beginning, for me, always starts with a tradition that also serves as … Continue reading

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Wasting Time

Her heart a creator’s. Her hands holding a gift, a golden orb. Time, a treasure not to be wasted, yet she set it aside to save. Each day, every day, at midnight, inspiration would become dust. Each morn, every morn, … Continue reading

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Lips to a Thorn

Dreamscape on a knife edge slashing the past, her tranquility on fire, dense smoke haunting each night. Abusive memories on a blind path of sharp betrayal, replaying each night when she turned out the light. Each morning’s cure was to … Continue reading

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What Is And Will Always Be The Goal – A NaNo Pep Talk

This is my last blog post before I enter the wilds of NaNoWriMo and beyond. It’s also always a good time to have a heart-to-heart with myself, to remind this sometimes insecure writer why I write. During NaNo I’ll still … Continue reading

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Running Colors

Painting in the rain. Contained in the running colors was the life they’d imposed, never supposing, not the least bit caring, about the self inside. Washing the canvas clean. Teardrops, raindrops, never the same again. On her knees, lies running … Continue reading

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Serial Killer Blues

Oh yes, oh my, another day to pretend, another day to lie. Did I shut off the stove and all that stuff? Did I bury the bodies deep enough? Oh my, oh gee, must not let on, let them see. … Continue reading

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On the Road to #NaNoWriMo

If any of you are doing NaNo this year I hope you’re checking your calendar because it’s close. Even if you don’t do writing prep, I hope you’re churning ideas in your mind, especially that opening scene. It’s best if … Continue reading

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A Touch of Witchcraft

Breathless. Phantom pulse. Her heart embracing illusions, a craving powering her thoughts. How could it be? A spell cast upon her, the caster knowing not what they’d done Witchcraft, to it she must resort, a potion for love, for her … Continue reading

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The Vampire Blues

No tanning on the beach or I’m ashes on the news. Undead, gotta get a life, I’ve got the vampire blues. No skipping down the street on a sunny afternoon. No pulling up stakes after they’ve run me through. Missing … Continue reading

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My Two-Novel Autumn Plan

The time is here, the time is now. That’s where my thinking is these days while I try to not let the moment become too big. I’m about to write two novels back to back, Riparia’s Bk4 (Aramon Daughters) and … Continue reading

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