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Her Consciousness Screamed

Her dream balance tipped, spilled into her waking hours, opening her eyes, not to mystery, but to a reality possessing no tolerance for creative minds like hers. Her consciousness screamed, keenly aware that her creative mind had no business being … Continue reading

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When It Doesn’t Work—Until It Does

From the moment I published last week’s post I knew there was unfinished business at hand. That post, about finally unearthing a story for Following the Essence Stone, continues to fall into place. The narrative outline is done and I’m … Continue reading

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Fixing a Timeline

Sometimes, instead of thinking outside the box, I have to find an old box to think in. My primary project at the moment is editing Riparia’s Bk3. I love the story, but I’m not sure I’ve written anything quite so … Continue reading

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That Magic Place

Once upon a time, in a nightmare place, betrayed by those who should have loved her, she discovered a magical world, a refuge of love and found families. So very long after, she searched far and wide, her heart longing … Continue reading

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A Moment of Creative Spark

Plot origins, where do they come from? The sparks that are mine come from a multitude of sources. They’re also elusive after the fact, dreams lost after waking if I don’t hold tight to them. That’s especially true of my … Continue reading

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In Defense of Editing

In high school, oh how I detested editing, though then it always included rewriting. There were no laptops and desktops. I had an old manual typewriter, all my school papers had to be written by hand. Thus was my dislike … Continue reading

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In Thanks For Every Tear

Yes, it’s an odd title for the final post of a horrific year. Yet, for me, it brings to mind what I’ll most remember about this year beyond the death and suffering. It’s what I’ll come away treasuring on the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of 10K Writing Challenge Gratitude

On December 21st I participated in the #10kWritingChallenge with four other writers and came away with a bit of a surprise that had nothing to do with numbers… First, though, the project. I’d already begun what I’d thought was novelette, … Continue reading

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Resonate Universe

Her hands pressed to the wall. Passion on her fingertips. Her lungs retreating. Her heart surging. Swirling ideas, in a colorful caress. Exploratory touch, creative hunger. Sight behind her eyes, forbidden thoughts, a resonate universe, beyond the walls. ©August 2017, … Continue reading

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Real is What Matters

Yeah, it’s getting real now. I’m always thankful for that because real is what matters most. I can’t believe it’s still been less than a month since I decided to create the supporting character of Talma Loyal while editing Pneuma … Continue reading

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