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My Brother and a Hard-to-Start Piece of Fiction Reminded Me of This…

How’s it going? Let’s get to it. With all the prompts I do, with the book I’ve written about ideas, and all the posts I read on Facebook every day, you want to know a secret? Sometimes I still get … Continue reading

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Fiction File: Fiction-Style Business Problems…

How’s it going? I read an interesting post over Facebook today, and I’d like to jaw about it. Inspiration is key for creativity, and we need to get it somewhere (which is why I keep on about mining FB or a … Continue reading

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A Couple Ways to Use Ideas that Come to You

How’s it going? I sat down to write this (or write something at least), and realized I have two ways I generally go about using ideas I come up with. Anyway, let’s get to it. Sometimes I use the first … Continue reading

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Flop, Focus, Flop: A Plan for Writing Success?

How was your weekend? Today is the last day of July 2017, which is interesting (mostly because August will be here–which has been strangely cool as far as weather the past several years). Let’s get to it. The ends 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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What Are You Thankful For?

How’s your week been so far? Mine’s been pretty good. Went to go visit a friend in another town about a half hour away, which was nice. All right, all right, I kinda blew the whole thing with that title. … Continue reading

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Because I Said I Might, And This Is A Special Opportunity…

How was your weekend? Mine was good. Got my comics, crosswords, and a calendar for 2016. In this post, I said I might post today for a special reason, and I thought I should. That reason is: Today is the … Continue reading

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The Package I (Almost) Cried Over…

How’s it going? We got a bit of snow last night. Nothing bad. And for some reason, having snow on the ground seems to make it feel warmer—even though it’s 20 degrees or less outside. It’s like a blanket of … Continue reading

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What A Seamstress (Or Tailor) And A Writer Have In Common…And Why It Matters

Last post, I mentioned that throwing everything into an idea file and starting over wouldn’t work very well for clothes… Unless you sewed or made your own clothes. I’m not starting a sewing blog or anything. But it did get … Continue reading

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Email Overload, A Small Gem, And Fab Fiction Friday…

All right, let’s get to it. I had almost 500 emails in an email account of mine, and I’ve spent the last I-forgot-how-long cleaning the thing out (and getting dozens of ideas for blog posts—few of which I wrote down—lesson … Continue reading

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