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Poetry Day: A Life Less Stressed

(Well, this dream didn’t come true.  Though, I’ve learned that a lot of people feel the same way.  That’s a shame.) I dream And pray For a life less stressed * Where sleeping Does not require medicine Or pure exhaustion … Continue reading

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Alternate Dimensions vs Time Travel

A while back, I finished watching the above anime and something got stuck in my head due to the plot.  I apologize in advance for spoilers, so don’t keep reading if you think you’re going to give this show a … Continue reading

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#2 Post of 2021: 7 Tips to Balancing the Humor and the Heavy

(Post originally published on April 5, 2021.  Still in the colder part of that year.) I like to included humor in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as comedies.  I like to touch on heavy topics … Continue reading

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Goal Post: This Week Really Tried to Kill Me

I have no writing news because this past week was rough.  I feel like I said that last weekend, but it stands again.  The stress was high and the fatigue was higher, so I’m just resting up this weekend. Why … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: A Giant Did It

(The stories we tell children to explain things can be funny.  I thought about how you can explain a lot with giants.  Nice to see I had some positive and goofy poems in the mix.) When the wind blows A … Continue reading

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#3 Post of 2021: 7 Tips to Having a Reunion Plot in Your Story

(Post originally published on January 29, 2021.  These are all coming from early in the year.  Weird.) This storyline might be fairly niche, but it’s caught my attention.  In fact, I think it’s turned up more often than I realize.  … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Brain Pieces at 30% Capacity

You know it’s been a week when this post isn’t scheduled.  It means I passed out rather quickly last night.  Exhaustion took me over and it’s still not really done with me, but I can’t get myself to sleep any … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Chase Scenes

While a staple of action movies, the chase scene isn’t as easy to pull off when it comes to books.  They depend a lot on visuals to create the right amount of suspense and tension, which means word choice is … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: 30 Minutes

(Clearly, my time management skills and quiet time have not improved since 2011.) Half an hour Is all I ask for Just thirty measly minutes Time to myself To be left alone Yet it never comes to pass Four people … Continue reading

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Ye New Oil Boutique: All Effects Are Temporary

Welcome to our little store.  As you can tell from the sign, we have oils and a nice collection at that.  Please don’t touch anything because even the residue of our products can have an effect.  Understand that these last … Continue reading

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