I Don’t Know What to Write. Help!

I Don’t Know What to Write. Help!

This has probably happened to you on more than one occasion and I know it has certainly happened to me. There are times when you just have no clue what to write. Now, this is different from not having the words. Instead, you don’t have a topic or a story. What do you do? Fiction To get your creative juices flowing, take a story or section of a story you have already written and do it from another character’s POV….

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June 2019

June 2019

I don’t know about you, but I can definitely feel the change in the air. The weather is definitely warmer and there have been a whole lot more storms lately. Though I love the rain, there has been a lot of weather devastation and I’m praying for those affected by the recent storms. Another thing I’ve noticed is that the time is still going by way too fast. We are now five months through 2019. For those of you who…

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Gears and Grease – Chapter 4

Gears and Grease – Chapter 4

Matthew paused in his brushing of the horse and just stared at the wall of the underground stables. The dark wood paneling seemed to swirl beneath his gaze as his mind wandered off into thoughts beyond his present. Soon the view before him morphed into the possibilities of the near future. A bump to his arm brought his mind tumbling back to reality and to an impatient horse. Matt chuckled as he petted the nose that was nuzzling against his…

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Should I Write Fanfiction?

Should I Write Fanfiction?

I know that a great many people are on the fence when it comes to writing fanfiction. A few people I’ve talked to have said that it helped them write better while others have claimed it was cheating. So, which one is correct? Personally, I don’t think it really matters and it depends on the person who’s writing. Cons to Writing Fanfic When it comes to writing fanfiction, it is possible to become lazy in your writing. You will either…

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Help! I Have a Blank Page!

Help! I Have a Blank Page!

The blinking cursor is staring back at you. A pencil is in your hand, tapping a stuttering rhythm against the paper. You’re staring at the blank first page of your document. No matter how many times you do it, the beginning page of the anything you write will always be a fearsome opponent. I know that I have stared at the blank page before and sat there for several minutes without writing a single word. Then there are the times…

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May 2019

May 2019

May the Fourth be with you! Sorry about that, but I couldn’t not do that joke. And yes, I do like Star Wars in case you were curious. Anyhow, that month went by way too fast. I don’t know about you, but I’m not quite ready for May, but it’s here anyway. So, let’s make the best of it. I will say one good thing about May, I am so very glad that the weather is getting warmer. It’s nice…

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Gears and Grease – Chapter 3

Gears and Grease – Chapter 3

“I really hate this.” Matthew ran his rubber-gloved hand over his milk-chocolate brown hair once again, only for the strands of hair to keep sticking out in all directions as if someone had rubbed his head with a balloon. “You don’t have any right to complain, Matt.” Matthew turned away from the full-length mirror to see his sister standing in the bedroom doorway, glaring at him with her hands on his hips. Though her midnight-black hair was tied back in…

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My First Writer’s Conference

My First Writer’s Conference

Wow! Right now I am soooo excited! Okay, actually it’s more like I am coming down from an exciting high. All right, I’ll tell ya.  I just spent the past several days at a Christian writer’s conference!!!!!! Wahoo!!! It was the first of its kind that I have ever attended and I am really glad that I did. My expectations were pretty much shot out of the water. And, there wasn’t just writing stuff involved. Hehehe! Long story short, I…

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When You Don’t Like Your Writing

When You Don’t Like Your Writing

All of us can relate to this. There are times in our lives when our writing just drags us through the dirt. We look at the words that we once loved to see on the page and are filled with the overwhelming desire to pack it all in and forget it all. How many times has each of us promised to give up writing? I know it’s hard. Trust me, I really do know. But it’s not the end of…

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April 2019

April 2019

Well…it’s April. Unfortunately, it is no longer the first. I do hope that none of y’all got pranked too terribly badly. I did Rickroll a few people. Seriously, that is my favorite April Fool’s prank and if you don’t know what it is, then go look it up, please! It is pretty harmless but it can get annoying fast. But, yeah, my favorite. Onto a different topic, March was pretty busy. Not necessarily unexpectedly so, but more than I would…

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