Category Archives: Writing

Our Day At Artists 4 Altruism Event

We had a fun day at Artists 4 Altruism yesterday. A huge thank you to Alison Neuman for all the work she did to make this event happen. Hover cursor over pictures to see names and details. ARTISTS 4 ALTRUISM … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up NaNoWriMo 2017

Words in the Dark: Post 6 NaNoWriMo wraps up for another year, but for many writers the noveling has just begun as they move into a stage of completing the first draft, if not done already, and the revision process. … Continue reading

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Finished Her Novel After Winning NaNoWriMo Last Year — Now On Book 3 (Sneak Peek)

Words in the Dark: Post 5 Those of you who have been following my blog have met Leslie Hodgins, author and entrepreneur. In 2016 and 2017, Leslie has been on fire. Some of her accomplishments include: interviews on my blog … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: What If My Ideas Ran Out and I Can’t Finish?

Words in the Dark: Post 4 On November 18th, I was asked by a NaNo writing buddy what to do in this situation: So, I’ve had writer’s block and I don’t think my thoughts on my new story are developed … Continue reading

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Quiz in Formal Communication, with Answers and Explanations

Vocabulary Quiz #9: Formal Communication by Daily Writing Tips Image: Photofunia

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NaNoWriMo: Final Week!

Words in the Dark: Post 3 We’re 23 days out with only one week left to go of NaNoWriMo 2017. Go, Wrimos! I’ve checked in on the NaNo Buddies, and the word counts as of 3:00 p.m. today are as … Continue reading

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Haiku Set: Flatline

Flatline I. Over empty beach, Grief is a seagull’s sharp cry, Piercing sky and heart. II. Winter freezes life: River of death stops the pulse, And all souls stand still. III. Nothing escapes death, Even when the time is wrong. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: 9th Day Out of the Gate

Words in the Dark: Post 2 Chilly weather, snow on the ground, shortening day length, and NaNoWriMo — a typical November. I’m not writing this year, but I am checking in on my NaNo Buddies, whose word scores on the … Continue reading

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Winter Moods — Haiku

Winter I. White panther stirs fear, Snowy jaws open to kill: Winter slinks nearer. Winter II. Backlit snowflakes fall, Floating glitter in sunlight– Diamonds from Heaven. More haiku

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NaNoWriMo 2017 Kicks Off

Words in the Dark: Post 1 of 2017 It’s that time of year again: dark, snowy November days when the international NaNoWriMo community comes together for another annual writing marathon. First, some definitions from the Wikiwrimo pages (public) What is … Continue reading

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