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For Authors: on characters with convictions

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
A conviction to put family first or to protect home is only one positive kind of conviction our characters might display I’ve been writing lately about emotions and their role in fiction as part of character development. One emotional state that is important in fiction (at…

Remembering Summer

Originally posted on Richard M. Ankers :
?She stood meekly at the back of the room unnoticed to all except me. Chestnut hair hung in cascades of autumn over a head that inclined to her feet. She was as out of place as me. I fell in love with her right there and then.??I made my…

Property Theft.

Originally posted on barsetshirediaries:
Following a post earlier this week about copyright infringement fellow author Owen Jones contacted Amazon and received the following information. The best way to handle with this type of piracy issue is to file a complaint with intellectual property theft agency. In an attempt to help you I browsed…

Having a Kafka Moment

Originally posted on Wuji Seshat:
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. ~ John Milton i’ve been growing old slower with all this beauty around me my peers lately, have been chatting about the power of gratitude every…

Body Preservation: Pannekoeken (aka Dutch Baby) a cheap & easy 5-ingredient, 5-step, recipe

Originally posted on Renae Rude – The Paranormalist:
This is what I know as a pannekoeken, or a Dutch Baby. From just pantry staples (eggs, milk, flour, salt and butter) and a couple of special techniques, it is possible to create an exciting, tasty, light-but-filling, comfort-food, meal that will appeal to even picky eaters. Scroll down for illustrated step-by-step instructions, and printable…

Interview with PJ Tierney – Author of the Jamie Reign series.

I Destroy

Originally posted on ronovanwrites:
I Destroy I destroy that which I love My words wander into oblivion They drift sedate and comfortable Always driving away everyone ? I know not what they do They slip through the cracks of my mind I despise the day A fall flipped a switch for no control I can…

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