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7 Tips to Writing a Snow Battle

On the surface, a battle in the snow isn’t different from one in the rain.  Yet, there is enough of a difference to force a change of focus.  Let’s get right into the tips and you’ll see what I mean. … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Bad Weather Bastards

(Seriously, why do so many people lose their minds when the weather turns?  It’s the opposite of what one should do on the road.) As rain falls in powerful sheets. All the idiots with cars enter the streets. Acting like … Continue reading

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A Week of Snow, Shoveling, and School

This was a wild week.  Work was rather tame in a feast or famine type of energy.  It would be slow one period and then explode the next.  Almost like I was in stop-and-go traffic, which can get exhausting after … Continue reading

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A Week with Snow and Shovels

Okay, this week didn’t go exactly as planned.  I can’t even be sure of how I fell a little behind on the writing side of things.  Not enough that it destroys me, but I’m simply confused.  Time may have gotten … Continue reading

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Is Weather Important to Stories?

Many of us remember Snoopy starting a book with ‘It was a dark and stormy’ night.  In fact, I’ve seen this get used as a ‘what not to do’ lesson.  I believe it’s that you never start with the weather, … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Putting on a Show #fantasy #adventure

Here is a fun excerpt from Legends of Windemere: Curse of the Dark Wind that might have a little bit of spoiler.  It’s part of a fight scene, so you get to see Sari in action. Sari is caught off-guard when the … Continue reading

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Horror of the Snow Day

Plans were made Factoring in a storm Some flexibility built in Yet praying That the snow is light * Starting slow and cool You feel a little skip The worst is an illusion Broken by the phone To say the … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Through Snow Days and Invisible Anacondas

We got our 4th Nor’Easter in 2 weeks on Wednesday and this one had to be the worst of the lot.  It started off relatively tame, but then dumped snow over night to many people’s surprise.  We have an extra … Continue reading

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Weather Mood

 The sunny days Give me smiles And energy to spare Snow brings chills And mesmerizing peace Swirling into drowsy thoughts Rain dampens moods Filling the air With a cleansing scent Distracted by howling days Where windows rattle And the gales … Continue reading

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Snow, Editing, and the Looming Inevitable

(EDIT: Guess what I plan on seeing for Valentine’s Day!  If you said Deadpool then give yourself a cookie.) Yes, I have Crossing Bedlam coming out next weekend as long as things don’t wrong.  I mean, it isn’t like I have … Continue reading

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