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The Next Step

As I said in my previous post, “I Started with This!”, part of my homework from the fantastic podcast “Start With This” (see what I did there?) is to post what you created in your first week to whatever medium … Continue reading

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I Started with This!

Through a series of strange and wonderful events (including, but not limited to, a quarter-life crisis and a global pandemic; neither of which fell into the latter category), I find myself working part-time and not studying this year. So I find … Continue reading

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Day 9: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words or less, write a storm using senses other than sight During my writing degree, we were always taught to use multiple senses in our descriptions. Makes the scene more visceral for the reader. Sight is one that … Continue reading

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Day 8: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words, write without adverbs I use a lot of adverbs in my writing. This is not something I’m proud of. Whenever I read over my drafts, these are among the first things that make me cringe. I think … Continue reading

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Day 7: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words or less, write dialogue with no tags The reason that I’ve gone AWOL for the past however long is that I am undergoing the massive undertaking that is the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. This series is everything. … Continue reading

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Day 6: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words or less, write an opening paragraph in media res… (also known as “in the middle of things”) So, it’s the tail end of semester. I definitely should have waited until the uni break before starting this. I’m starting … Continue reading

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Day 5: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words or less, write a cliffhanger. I’ve been looking forward to this one! Those characters I keep using, Nora, Connor, and Cam? They’re a few of years old now. They started out as an experiment, to see if … Continue reading

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Day 3: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words or less, write without “should”, “could”, “would. I’m not entirely sure what this exercise is supposed to do. So, much like yesterday’s challenge, I’m going to edit an old piece, to see what this does for it. … Continue reading

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Day 2: 30 Day Writing Challenge

In 250 words or less, write without any -ing verbs (Or, to use the grammatical term, without any gerunds) I use way too many gerunds in my writing. It’s just a habit I picked up somewhere. I suppose you could … Continue reading

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I’m back!

So, between one thing and another, I’ve gotten sick of not writing. I miss it. But I could never think of anything to write about. I’m one of those lame writers who can’t write without inspiration. Some people can write … Continue reading

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