Category Archives: Writing

A Short-Short Sci-Fi Play for Family Day Weekend

The sun has only five billion years of hydrogen fuel left. What will happen to life after that? This life is not where you think. Hearts On Fire by Eva Blaskovic Happy Family Day weekend!

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Genres of Literature – Science Fiction

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
Science Fiction is a story based on the impact of potential science, either actual or imagined. It is one of the genres of literature that is set in the future or on other…

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Genres of Literature – Fables

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
A Fable is a story about supernatural or extraordinary people usually in the form of narration that demonstrates a useful truth. In Fables, animals often speak as humans that are legendary and supernatural tales.…

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Genres of Literature – Comedy

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
A comic novel is a novel-length work of humorous fiction. Many well-known authors have written comic novels, including P.G. Wodehouse, Henry Fielding, Mark Twain and John Kennedy Toole. Writing comedy is not an easy…

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Patty Wiseman: Where It All Started

Originally posted on Phyllis A. Still:
This month’s guest blog post is from Award Winning Patty Wiseman who writes stories of strong women overcoming insurmountable odds. From historical to contemporary these romantic and suspenseful tales carry the message of survival…

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A New Year for This Blog (2018)

Welcome to 2018. Ahead of us lies a whole new year of possibilities. First, a few local photographs of Edmonton’s Fireworks last night in -27°C (-16.6°F) weather. The beautiful Edmonton skyline Here's to 2018 🙌 Photo by @trevortsoiphotography #yeggers A … Continue reading

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2017 Year-End Reflections

The year 2017 was to be one of healing and productivity. Instead, it was an unexpected perfect storm with some disastrous results that altered my life forever. Only images and music could express the things that words could not. 2017: … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up 2017 — Year in Review

When you’re over 50, you realize time travel is a thing. When bad things happen, when you lose people, you realize your life consists more of reliving memories than making new ones. You also realize that some things will never … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing Style and Tips That Will Improve Your Novel

If you’re working on some writing before the end of the year, I would like to share some helpful links. In 10 Steps to Perfecting Your Writing Style, author K.M. Weiland discusses 10 Laws of Flow from Baz Luhrmann on … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Being a Writer — by Jess Steven Hughes

Today’s post is by returning guest Jess Steven Hughes, author of four meticulously researched historical fiction books. I saw this inspirational, straight-from-the-heart post on Facebook and knew I had to share it. Here it is, reprinted with permission. Some thoughts on … Continue reading

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