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Monday Funnies with MAXINE

Monday Funnies with MAXINE

7 Things You Can do to Identify Your Genre

Originally posted on COW PASTURE CHRONICLES:
Welcome to another, You Asked, the Experts Answer, segment. This week ‘s question is: How do I know If I’ve chosen the right genre?   Choosing a genre is something many writers struggle with and the biggest reason is being  unfamiliar with the different genres. Unfamiliarity breeds confusion, which in turn makes…

Alpha Centauri Planet Reconsidered *** Posted From Centauri Dreams

Posted: 09 Nov 2015 08:54 AM PST Finding a habitable world around any one of the three Alpha Centauri stars would be huge. If the closest of all stellar systems offered a blue and green target with an atmosphere showing biosignatures, interest in finding a way to get there would be intense. Draw in the […]

I think I wrote a ghazal!

Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
Jennifer Knoblock left the link to this post with the operating instructions on how to write a ghazal. I think I’ve got it right. It’s a tricky form, was for me, anyway, so thanks Jennifer for inspiring me to try it. ? We watch the night together ’neath the…

BLAZE is Published, and Thanks Are in Order

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Amazing people. That’s who helped me with BLAZE. Every time I read this list, I smile. I think of all the questions I asked, all the discussion we had, all the critiquing on the manuscript and am truly thankful. The myth about writing being lonely is just a myth. How…

Guest Post by John W. Howell: Thriller Writing vs. Fantasy Writing

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
I am thrilled to be here on Charles Yallowitz’s blog today. Charles is one of those nice people who continually supports his fellow authors. He offered to let me post in support of the introduction of my next book titled His Revenge. When we were discussing the subject of…

Spotlight On: Justin And Robert Dunne #WinterofZombie

Originally posted on Dying Days:
Winter of Zombie Spotlight On: Justin and Robert Dunne Latest Zombie Release Tales of the Nothing Man Quick Description  Separate disjointed tales of individuals struggling to overcome their worst fears, become melded together through the appearance of the mysterious Nothing Man. Each individual story is dark, the characters are flawed and…

Saw You Petting The Neighbor’s Dog…………………

Originally posted on Help Us Help Our 4-Legged Frynds:
And to think you could be reading a great book about me, Puggle Lynyrd Skynyrd and “Help Us Help Our 4-Legged Frynds”. PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR FRIENDS and Help Us Help Our 4-Legged Frynds…/

Writing Discipline

Writing Discipline

Originally posted on writerlywitterings:
As a follow-up to yesterday’s Top Ten Tips on NaNoWriMo, I thought I ought to add a response to two of the comments I’ve received. The two points that were raised both relate to discipline more than anything else. First, another writer was a little concerned at my point 7. She pointed out, quite rightly,…

What do you do for inspiration?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
I read. That’s right, I read. When my mind is blank and I’m overcome with writer’s block I let go and enjoy an afternoon or two of reading. Reading takes the pressure from the need to produce. This may not get the job done, but I love reading and once…

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