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To The Trees, Mommy – Flash (Non)Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! It has been too long since I shared a flash fiction. Sorry, but the fiction part will have to wait until next week. Today, I have a bit of non fiction to share with you. Inspired by my son's sweet pleas for me to push him faster in his swing. It is a… Continue reading To The Trees, Mommy – Flash (Non)Fiction Friday

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Knowing Your Character’s Personality

Ever wonder why people act and react the way they do? People have unique outlooks, unique backgrounds that mold their personalities. However, there have been multiple studies that break down and offer a glimpse into the building blocks of the four personality types. Maybe you don’t agree with this assessment. Maybe, you believe personalities cannot… Continue reading Knowing Your Character’s Personality

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My Five Writing Strengths

Hello, creatives! We all have weaknesses, and they are always the easier to focus on, but it is equally important to recognize our strengths. Today, I want to share five of my writing strengths. I would love to know your strengths, where you feel most confident. Let's chat, leave a comment. The quality of strength… Continue reading My Five Writing Strengths

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A World Worth Saving- Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! Yay for Flash Fiction Friday. Today's picture prompt comes from surfing Pinterest. I hope you enjoy. Please keep in mind, these flash fictions are meant for personal inspiration. But any and all critique is appreciated. Thanks for reading!     The numbers on the clock change from 11:58 to 11:59. I feel like… Continue reading A World Worth Saving- 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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The Eye of Fate- Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! Another Friday, another Flash Fiction. Today's picture prompt comes from Pinterest. I'm sorry, I do not know who the original photo is of or who took it. But how awesome is that makeup? This is a future scene of my WIP after the book takes place. Not that I am planning on a… Continue reading The Eye of Fate- Flash Fiction Friday

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The Lonely Writer Needs a Friend

Writing is many forms of release, each one dependent upon the writer. We often write to feel connected to others, but writing is also a lonely art. We want to jump for joy and shout when we burst through writer's block and come out triumphant. We want to celebrate the proud moment we fill those… Continue reading The Lonely Writer Needs a Friend

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Be A Storyteller

Good Writing Vs. Storytelling Hello, Creatives! Hope everyone’s words/page counts have stayed high. Mine has not. Netflix is not my friend! Sam and Dean Winchester, they can be my friends. 🙂 For those of you who read this, thank you for the support you give me on my writing journey. It is so nice to… Continue reading Be A Storyteller

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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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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