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Thirty-Five Inches: How a Burnt-Out Bulb Can Help You Write More Engaging Fiction and Copy

How was your weekend? Didn’t get papers or comics this weekend, but I got trained by accident in something that I forget from time to time, that I think may be able to help you out with your fiction and … Continue reading

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Triple F: Expect the Storm

How’s your week been? I hope it’s been really awesome for you–we’ve got a little bit left, though. Let’s get to it. Today’s Friday, which means Triple F, and a fiction prompt. If you’ve been here before, great. If not, … Continue reading

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Give ‘Em a Ride Down the John…

How’s it going? First, a little note…I totally forgot to wish everyone a happy Mother’s Day yesterday (a little late even then, I know). So, Happy Mother’s Day! I really hope you got to spend some time on Sunday with … Continue reading

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Triple F: Birds and Wire…

How’s your week been? It’s almost over by now, but we still have a little bit left. But not before we hit Friday and Triple F over here–a writing prompt for you, laced with wacky examples I come up with. … Continue reading

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Start Your Sniveling: Why Complaints Are the Lifeblood of Fiction and Copy…

How’s your week been so far? I’ve been working through a copywriting/marketing challenge via Facebook with a group of writers, and it’s been great so far. I’ll start a bit of outreach today. Anyway, let’s get to it. One of … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Been Rained On: How to Turn a Little Idea into Your Next Piece of Content

How’s it going? A couple posts back, I talked about how ideas for stories, emails, or what-have-ya didn’t have to be big at all. And I’d like to do that today…turn a small idea into something bigger. Today when I … Continue reading

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She Flipped Him Off Through the Sun Roof…

How’s it going? I was running errands yesterday with my mom, and we were heading here and there. We were stopped at a light, and she was talking about something that I wasn’t quite getting. All of a sudden she … Continue reading

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This Hit Home for Me When I Was Looking at the Same Book Twice…

How was your weekend? I was able to get comics and the Sunday crossword, so that was totally awesome. Because of special circumstances, I ended up shopping in Target yesterday, too. And that’s when it struck me (figuratively, of course). … Continue reading

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Triple F: Familiar Face, Unfamiliar World…

Hope your week’s been great so far (we still have a couple peelings of it left to enjoy). I went to a town or two away to see my aunt, that was nice. A lot’s been going on there that … Continue reading

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It Took a While, but a Friend and My Brother Conspired to Turn Me Into…

The week’s kinda flown by, hasn’t it? Anyway, let’s get to it. And don’t pay too much attention to the lingo…I will connect this all to fiction and copywriting, too. Despite the fact that I’m very interested in Star Wars … Continue reading

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