Tag Archives: Arts

Crossroads and a New Direction

Sometimes we come to a crossroads in our lives where we have to make a choice and/or change direction. For the last little while, those of you who follow my blog might have noticed a sharp decrease in the number … Continue reading

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Nor’easter by Dyane Forde

NOR’EASTER by Dyane Forde North “Wake up.” I opened my eyes against the morning glare but immediately shrunk back from a headache. White and black stars pulsed before my eyes; those two words, “Wake up”, a hammer pulverising the side…

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Repost: Mistakes to Avoid in Short Story Writing

Looking for some professional tips on how to prepare your short story for submission? This is a great article by Anne Leigh Parrish, fiction editor for Eclectica Magazine, who shares concrete, easy to understand tips and suggestions on the subject. … Continue reading

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Looking for something new? Try a Flash Fiction Contest

I won! After the posting of my last article that included the flash fiction piece The Task, I was invited to enter a WOW555, flash fiction contest hosted by author, ghostwriter, and editor Wendy Strain on her blog writeonwendy. It was a … Continue reading

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Never Say Never, or You Just Might Find Yourself Writing Longhand–Shiver!

Rarely will you hear me say I will never do something. Why? Because you never know when those words will come back to bite you in your plump, writer’s behind. What follows is just such an example.  I haven’t written … Continue reading

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Stuck? Try Writing Poetry

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any new writing. There is a reason for that: busy, busy, busy relaunching my first book under my own name, busy revising the sequel so it might be ready in the new year, and well, … Continue reading

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Writing for Fun

Fall has certainly lived up to its name this year; so far I’ve dealt with the ‘fall’ of significant relationships and most of you have already heard of my grandmother’s recent passing. Folks, it’s been a tough few months. And … Continue reading

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You Asked Me! #5

Originally posted on Piece of Mind:
Here we go! It’s time to answer the fifth and final question asked on my Facebook page several weeks ago: Carey, that’s a great question. Simple in principle but a bit difficult to answer…

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Finding Your Way Through the Writer’s Black Hole

Welcome back! It’s been ages since I’ve posted but that doesn’t mean I’ve been idle. A lot has happened these last few months but whether or not they’re worth writing about…eh, I’ll let you decide. So, for a while I … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Sarah Baethge

Please welcome today’s guest author, paranormal/science-fiction/fantasy writer, Sarah Baethge. Today, she shares a little about her passion for writing, her new book, Radiant Shadows: Beginnings (which is currently free on Amazon until May 12th!), as well as the poem that inspired the book.  … Continue reading

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