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A tough scene

Lately, I have been spending a lot of time on ONE scene. Adding to it. Playing with time. Using scene…and summary. Writing …


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  Here’s a prompt that really helped me get out of my rut: In your current scene pin down the moment when …


Today’s writing prompt…

comes from Susan Hughes.   Who else is obsessed with the discovery of Richard III’s bones???? I bet it’s the seed that …


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It’s the very first question I always ask. Answer quickly. Not too much thinking! What does this character want….and why?  


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What is your book… In TEN WORDS…..or less?????    


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In honor of my fifth wedding anniversary, today’s prompt is MUSHY to the MAX. Write a vow to someone you love. Your …


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In honor of Sandy, today’s writing prompt is all about the weather. Does your character have a safe place in your novel? …


Remove color

I saw this setting in color. Now in black and white, it evokes very different emotions. (Thank you, Alisia Leavitt!) What would …