Monthly Archives: April 2013

Carnival

I can’t say I know anything about poetry other than I know when one speaks to me and when one seems like a bunch of words thrown together. The following lyrics—which is a form of poetry, right?—Are from a song … Continue reading

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Word of the Every Other Day

hellion \HEL-yuhn\ noun: a disorderly, troublesome, rowdy, or mischievous person. I wanted to cry most of all because I had wanted to right my own wrongs, to raise a loving family, and I had instead produced a hellion. — Jane … Continue reading

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That Pesky Shift in Tense

    Does it drive you crazy when you go back and reread your prose only to find you have been switching tenses from past to present and back again? This is a constant annoyance for me because, for some reason, … Continue reading

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Question of the Week

Of your five senses, which one/s do you rely most heavily on to trigger story ideas? See what happens when you try using the less used senses to come up with a story idea.

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Word of the Every Other Day

aleatory \EY-lee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, AL-ee-\  adjective: 1. of or pertaining to accidental causes; of luck or chance; unpredictable: an aleatory element. 2. Law. depending on a contingent event: an aleatory contract. 3. Music. employing the element of chance in the choice … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award

I’m honored to accept this award–Thank you Julian for the nomination & for following along with me on my journey into the world of writing. Here are the rules. Post the Sunshine Award logo. Accept the nomination and link back … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION For All

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