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J.K.Rowling Owes Her Success to One Big Decision

{Writing} J.K.Rowling Owes Her Success to One Big Decision A monumental decision was what it took for success to come knocking on J.K.Rowling's door. I came upon this article about J.K.Rowling and was hugely inspired to write this post.  In case you didn't know (you're living on planet Mars if you don't), J.K. Rowling is… Continue reading J.K.Rowling Owes Her Success to One Big Decision

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This Week’s Quotes to Write By

{Writing} This Week's Quotes to Write By Quotes to make you pick up that pen or tap on that keyboard and start writing These quotes graphics can be a lifesaver for any writer on days when low self-esteem takes a nose dive or when doubts and insecurities threaten to overwhelm.  Are you thinking of writing… Continue reading This Week’s Quotes to Write By

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5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 3)

{Writing} Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 3) Sharing what I've learned so far as a writer. (Part 3 of a 3-part series) Welcome to the last installment of my Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction. An overview: Basically, these five steps comprise of five R's.     Part I discussed the first two… Continue reading 5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 3)

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5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 2)

{Writing} Part 2 of A Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction Sharing what I've learned so far as a writer. (Part 2 of a 3-part series) In my previous post, I initially shared two of the five R’s in my five-step beginner’s guide to writing fiction. Here it is in a gist: And now we… Continue reading 5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 2)

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5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction

{Writing} Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction Sharing what I've learned so far as a writer. (Part 1 of a 3-part series) In this series of posts discussing a beginner’s guide to writing fiction, I will share what I have learned and experienced so far as a writer. This is by no means exhaustive and… Continue reading 5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction

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On Writing Late in Life

{Writing} On WritingLate in Life Do late bloomers have a chance of success in the extremely competitive world of writing and publishing?More and more writers these days are sprouting everywhere, dishing out their books to the world. Some are represented by agents of traditional publishers, some are self-published via digital distribution platforms. It seems the… Continue reading On Writing Late in Life

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Day 9 #28Letters – WHO’S BAD?

“Mommy, are all people bad?” “No, sweetie. Please don’t ever think that. Not all people are bad. Many are good and kind, caring for others like us.” Sighing, she scratched her tummy. “Only a handful of them are bad. They’re those who are only happy when they’d inflicted harm on others. Do you understand that?”… Continue reading Day 9 #28Letters – WHO’S BAD?

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Day 8 #28Letters – FROZEN EDEN

Like a puny flame, the sun was expunged by the passing of billions of icy cold, colossal meteors, gobbling it up in one fell swoop. When the heavy pounding of snow stopped, Evie came out from under the volcanic cave where she’d taken refuge, surviving by keeping herself warm beside the flickering heat of the… Continue reading Day 8 #28Letters – FROZEN EDEN

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Day 6 #28Letters: The Window

His feet tapped on the window sill, finding rest for his tired, wind-whipped body. The mother whispered, “Go away,” but abruptly stopped when her child grasped her arm, weakly shaking her small head. In gratitude, he sang her a beautiful song. She rewarded him with a dazzling smile. From then on, the window remained open.… Continue reading Day 6 #28Letters: The Window

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Day 5 #28Letters: Dementia

At first, it’s the little things. A name. Some place. A memory. Then it becomes a few names. A lot of places. Many memories. It’s like, you step into a merry-go-round which has just started spinning, and then it speeds up, round and round and round, and you get lost and dizzy as the objects… Continue reading Day 5 #28Letters: Dementia