Tag Archives: parents

7 Tips to Writing Single Father Characters

This list might quickly turn from fiction to reality.  In fact, I might switch between them to cover more ground.  Honestly, this subject feels a little awkward, but I’ve already entered the rabbit hole.  No turning back now. Fiction: Don’t … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Immortal Mother and Daughter

Here’s another teaser from Warlord of the Forgotten Age and there is a little more meat to this one.  So, just a warning there and I hope you enjoy.

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Family Man

The Provider The Protector The Repairman The Outdoor Cook The Empty Seat at Dinner The Family Man Many roles to play Some choose one and hold While others forge new niches The Stay-At-Home Times change the needs More than a … Continue reading

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How Far Is Heaven by J.E. Spina #mystery #romance #asmsg

Parker and Priscilla Wilfork are happily married with two children. Life seemed perfect and peaceful until Parker goes on a business trip and does not return. Priscilla finds her world turned upside down when she searches for answers to how … Continue reading

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A Tradition in Fiction: Killing Parents

First, I know there are exceptions to the above meme like ‘Brave’ and ‘Peter Pan’.  That’s not the point here. A recent thought crossed my mind and led me to look at the parentage of the champions.  I have 2 … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!   That’s all.  Enjoy your day.  Here’s a pic: Another since I proudly should show myself with the little guy:

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The Silly Things He Says

This is kicking off a week of ‘Son Stories’.  Starting with some of the silly things he’s said: “No pictures!  We go now!  Stop taking pictures!  We keep going!  Bye!” (Grandparents & Mommy fell behind during first zoo trip. “Daddy?  … Continue reading

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From the Mouth of the Toddler (Also 2,000th Post!)

This is supposed to be the 2,000th post and I’ll do it with another list of comedy from the toddler.  He’s been on a roll lately.  So, let’s jump into it: “I am a dog!”  (Spent weekend playing with a … Continue reading

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Family in Literature

Legends of Windemere: Beginning of a Hero had a focus on courage and fighting for what you believe in.  Legends of Windemere: Prodigy of Rainbow Tower had a theme of friendship and loyalty.  So, what’s going to be the them … Continue reading

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Dangers of Writing with Children

This is part 2 of possibly 2.  Last week I talked about the benefits of writing with children.  Today, I discuss the flip-side and make all of the non-parent writers breathe a sigh of relief that they don’t have to … Continue reading

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