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Flames and Teeth- Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! Happy Friday. Time for another flash fiction. Today's piece is very short. I am currently on vacation but still wanted to share my weekly writing. Picture prompt comes from writing_is_my_anchor Instagram page. Need inspiration? Check out her page and take your pick! Please remember, these flash fictions serve as personal inspiration and not… Continue reading Flames and Teeth- Flash Fiction Friday

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Story Spin

Hello, creatives! I want to share something that I have recently been thinking about. A time when my muse was young and we were still only acquaintances. When I mistrusted her and myself. ** I can recall the first time I realized how similar one of my stories was to another. It was heartache. To… Continue reading Story Spin

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Letter To My Protagonist

I saw M.A. Ryan do a letter to my protag on her blog and thought it was a great idea. Dearest, Aela, You must feel lonely and different. You wonder why you’ve been abandoned by the people who were supposed to love you the most. You choose to hide your feelings from those who truly… Continue reading Letter To My Protagonist

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Winchester Manor- Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! So excited to share today's flash fiction with you. I am trying to hone my suspense writing skills and hope I was able to capture it in this piece. Please, drop me a comment and let me know what you think. Keep in mind, my flash fiction is meant as personal inspiration and… Continue reading Winchester Manor- Flash Fiction Friday

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Life for a Life- Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! Happy Friday. Can not believe it's here already. I am loving the accountability of flash fiction Friday, keeps me going when I would dearly love to kick off my shoes, lounge on the couch and binge watch Supernatural (because seriously, I'm hooked on that show after waiting so long to watch it.) Anywho,… Continue reading Life for a Life- Flash Fiction Friday

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A Writer’s Choice

Genre of Choice Writing is a release; it is a way to express your highest opinions, deepest wishes, and inner demons. We all have our own voice, and we all have our own personal preference to how and what we write. This holds true to our genre of choice. My stories take a form of… Continue reading A Writer’s Choice

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A Writer’s Balance

Plotter VS. Pantster   “Stories are found things, like fossils in the ground . . . Stories are relics, part of an undiscovered, pre-existing world.” -S. King Lately, I’ve been reminded of two conflicting ideas in the craft of writing. I thought I’d take a moment to address this because I’ve struggled with the decision… Continue reading A Writer’s Balance

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A Nightling’s Tale cont. – Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! I am so excited to continue with my Nightling's Tale. This is so much fun to write. Eerie and dark, my favorite kind of writing. *mwah ha, ha* I hope you enjoy this flash fiction piece that is slowly turning into something more tangible. This is not a perfectly edited piece and is… Continue reading A Nightling’s Tale cont. – Flash Fiction Friday

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Star-Fire – Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives This is another flash fiction piece inspired by Uninspired Writer picture prompt. I wrote this one fairly fast but I think it could develop into a good story. In the spirit of traditional fairytales, Star-Fire is more of a telling than descriptive or flowery prose. As always, any critique is appreciated. Please remember this… Continue reading Star-Fire – Flash Fiction Friday

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Four Ways out of a Writer’s Slump

Hello, creatives! Today I thought I’d share the four ways I draw up inspiration when my muse refuses to cooperate. *** Ambient Mixer This amazing app transfers me from my laptop to thousands of different atmospheres. If I want to study in the Gryffindor Common Room, I’m there. If I need the pitter patter of… Continue reading Four Ways out of a Writer’s Slump

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Wastelands- Flash Fiction

Picture prompts are a sure fire way to squeeze out some creative juice. This one was inspired by a prompt on uninspiredwriters Instagram page. But you guys should check out her brand new blog page, just click on the name! Anywho, all critique is welcome. Keep in mind that my flash fiction pieces are only fun ways… Continue reading Wastelands- Flash Fiction

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Protag’s Characteristic Moment

I want to share some nuggets of wisdom. I mean, they could also be called a load of crap, so I’ll leave that for you to decide. Me, I found this information valuable. I’m currently reading ‘Creating Character Arcs’ by K.M. Weiland. It’s full of great insight but today I want to share just a… Continue reading Protag’s Characteristic Moment

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The Nightling’s Tale- Flash Fiction

I'm excited to share my writing on here. It's a place where I can collect and display the nonsense floating around my head. This is the first of many. This story was inspired by a picture prompt. I hope you enjoy and any and all critique you are willing to give is greatly appreciated! The… Continue reading The Nightling’s Tale- Flash Fiction