The Writing Life

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Tag Archives: storytelling

stretch, yawn, open eyes

My holiday break from online activity extended into quite a long one; a much needed one. But I’ve returned, and look forward to reading and writing content that gives us all a … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Impasse

Afterward, they would argue about who turned back first. Ten minutes ago, when she made him pull over so she could walk the rest of the way home, the maverick … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Time for a flash prompt..

It’s been a while since I did a writing prompt. Normally, I use my own photography on these, but I ran across this today, and it touched something in me … Continue reading

August 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

I didn’t think so, until someone I trusted pointed it out to me in a few different stories I am working on. I’ve had the greatest fortune to recently find … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fitzgerald Resurrected

I just finished reading the newly published collection of lost stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and it brought back my decades-old teenage obsession with Scott and Zelda. My younger self … Continue reading

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Act Two & A Red Herring?

I just crossed the 22,000 word count on The Year of Gwendolyn Presley Flowers. Not at all where it should be, but that’s only because there were a few months … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

Planner or Pantser?

Depends on the medium. I will always be a planner when it comes to my novels, and unfortunately I have no wiggle room in this belief. I usually hate when people … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment