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How to write a manifesto

Sometimes, you see things you just have to share. Writer’s Write shared this post on “How to write a manifesto,” and I read it and laughed. It really brightened my Monday, and I’m hoping this will brighten your Tuesday. If

Posted in Intrigues

An inspiring quote

There are times when lines and phrases in books, movies and other mediums speak to you. They inspire you, make you think, and most importantly, inspire me to create.

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Review: The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

I enjoyed studying mythology (of all kinds) in my high school years, and so I love novels that incorporate mythology – of any kind – into the plot. I was intrigued when I read the description of The Iron King,

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Posted in Book review, Excellent

Keep your children reading

I am a big believer in children reading. I will read to my children someday, the same as my parents did for me, and I hope that they continue to love to read throughout their lives. I know it’s difficult

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Posted in Lists, Reading

Review: Silver Moon Saga by Rebecca A. Rogers

I found out via Twitter that Rebecca Rogers  was giving copies of her saga out for reviews, and I signed up. I thought the descriptions sounded intriguing, and while the whole werewolf genre is a little overdone at the moment, I

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Posted in Book review, So-So

Making metaphors and analogies count

We’ve been going through a bit of a freak April snow and ice storm in South Dakota this week, and so everyone has been paying attention to the news (and news online, when they couldn’t get TV or when the power was

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Posted in Writing tips

Writing outside of the outline

I hate creating and writing from outlines. There, I’ve written it down. I’ve posted this for the whole world to see. Maybe now people will stop telling me to create an outline for projects.

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