Tag Archives: Online Writing

Talking Pets – A Flash For The Freestyle Writing Challenge

It has been a while since I posted any writing. The reasons for that are many, but the main two are 1) I’ve been submitting some of the more recent pieces to magazines and whatnot, and 2) I’ve been working like a … Continue reading

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Motivating Friends to Write With Flash Fiction

So I’ve entered the WOW555 flash fiction contest again, this time as a means of encouraging two writer friends to try something new. One says she has trouble writing short stories (what better way to break that than by writing … 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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‘The Task’: Flash Fiction Story

I’ll be writing more about setting writing goals later, but I took matters into my own hands today and did that and wrote my first flash fiction story in a while. I’ve been focusing on short stories, finishing my novel, and blogging so … Continue reading

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Dyane Forde’s Christmas Story Challenge

Originally posted on The Writer Next Door:
Author Dyane Forde Hi everyone! I’m so excited to introduce today my friend and a very talented author: Dyane Forde ? Dyane recently released her fabulous book The Purple Morrow. The Purple Morrow is…

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Ten #Book #Marketing Mistakes New #Authors Make

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Click on the photo below to read the full article – it is VERY informative:

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#Authors #Bloggers #Readers – Be aware of Intellectual Property Theft Laws!

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Intellectual Property Theft – a growing problem that hurts everyone in this writing business By Susan M. Toy Recently, I’ve become aware of the increasing amount of Intellectual Property (IP)…

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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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I’m Writing Again and Loving Every Second of it

I’ve been quiet for some time, huh? No, no, I’m not trying to play hide and seek with you all, but as you’ve seen from some of my last posts, I’m taking time to reconsider writing and it’s place in … Continue reading

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LOGLINES AND TAGLINES ARE DIFFERENT And You Need Both For Your Novel by R. Ann Siracusa

Originally posted on RWA San Diego:
“Cannot. Stress. This. Enough. Every week I see scores of pitches – sent to my inbox, my ears or via script listing sites – and every week I see Loglines and Taglines being mixed…

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