Tag Archives: writers

A to Z Reflections Post | #AtoZChallenge

Congratulations on another 26 A-to-Z Challenge blog posts (Blogging from A to Z, April 2018). May 7th is the date of the Reflections Post. I’ve included mine below. From April 1-30, 2018, I participated in the Blogging from A to … Continue reading

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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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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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Upcoming Writing Events

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
After a busy weekend, I am now into Board meeting week! Firstly, Tuesday will be with the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County meeting. We have our annual Words in the Park to…

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A Story Is Driven By Characters, Not Plot

A story is driven by characters, not plot. I agree. Many writers and literary experts agree. I’m not so sure it’s always reflected in book popularity, sales, and reviews, though. What do you think? Let me know in the comments. … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Guest Posts and Interviews

This is the final post of the June 2017 Roundup Series. While I’ve been away from my blog, I selected and scheduled articles from several categories, with a different theme posting each day. The final roundup theme is interviews and … Continue reading

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10 things writers wish that non-writers understood

Originally posted on Misprinted Pages:
Being a writer is a profession nobody seems to understand. Do you sit around all day in your pajamas? Do you use a fancy pants typewriter? Are you just making elaborate fantasy maps all day? The answer…

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Off to My Writing Retreat

For the next four and a half days, I will be on a writing retreat–my first ever. I’ve wanted to do this for about a decade, so it’s a pretty big deal. There is no Internet, so I will have … Continue reading

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A to Z Reflections Post | #AtoZChallenge

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017). Whether you survived or not, you are a winner because you came in ahead of anyone who didn’t write. May 8th is the official … Continue reading

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Day 12: Today’s Writing Song

I saw the movie Gladiator many years ago. It was heart wrenching to the point I can never see it again. Even the scenes from this video are difficult to watch, but the 2CELLOS’ version is too stunningly beautiful and … Continue reading

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