Tag Archives: Phil Partington

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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Zoe’s Twitter Tips

Zoe Harrington, Apprentice of Words I (Phil, not Zoe) often feel like a social media dimwit, at least when it comes to networking for writing purposes. This is especially true for Twitter. Every time I log onto the site, I…

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The Seven Things (About My Writing) Challenge

Recently, Ken Mooney and Lela Markham, two good author friends, tagged me in a fun and informal writing activity. The assignment: post seven things about your writing… Only seven? Okay, okay. Write, then edit and revise, right? *flexes fingers* Here … Continue reading

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Wolf’s Bane is here!

There were moments when I thought Wolf’s Bane would never come out. I started writing it in 2012, and it has gone through many rounds of beta-readings and even more rounds of rewrites, then proofreading, and followed by more tweaking … Continue reading

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Phil Partington, Guest Blogger

Guest blogger, author, and editor Phil Partington returns to Dropped Pebbles to discuss writing effective descriptions. Check it out! Phil Partington-2.

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Check out Author Dyane Forde’s New Short Story

Photo Source: From the Well House Author Dyane Forde is a friend of mine and a damn good writer. She recently had a short story published in the online literary magazine, From the Well House.  The story is titled, The…

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Work-In-Progress Blog Challenge

A new challenge! This time I’ve been nominated by Vashti Quiroz-Vega and Jon Simmonds to participate in the ‘Work-In-Progress Blog Challenge’, and since it’s a challenge … well, I just had to do it. For this challenge, I must post … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Blog Tour

So this is new for me: I’ve been invited to participate in the “My Writing Process” blog tour. I thought this was a really cool activity as I’m constantly thinking about how I write, what makes me tick, and how … Continue reading

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The Desert Marker Chapters Page (Campfire Story 01)

Looking for a fun way to get those creative juices flowing? It’s fun, low commitment, and creativity and thinking outside the box is encouraged. Click on the link and see if this is the activity for you.  The Desert Marker … Continue reading

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The Desert Marker (Chapter 2): A Campfire Story

James is led into the desert by a fraud of a priest to find a man named Po and a mysterious Well…What’s it all for? Phil Partington and I thought it’d be a fun exercise to start a Campfire story, … Continue reading

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