Category Archives: Writing Tips

Cursed Love

I hope this motivates you to think about your Cursed Love Story. I’ve got my first entries in and I’m waiting on yours. https://shondabrock.wordpress.com/2017/10/31/now-accepting-entries-cursed-love-writing-contest/      

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Ghost Story by Andrew Wrangell

Originally posted on Andrew Wrangell Music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wShUBfqVxQ Let me tell you a tale. A spine-chilling, hair-raising, bloodcurdling kind. This, my friends, is my Ghost Story. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/composer1992 Update on 31 October 2017: Thank you so much to WordPress…

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HARD WORK

“What If” Tuesday What if…The only easy day was Yesterday? What would you do different today? How do you carry on to the next day.

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Please Share, “Talk about putting your words to use…. and creating readers”

Last week, we highlighted Ann Morgan’s amazing reading project, Postcards from my bookshelf. For each month in 2017, she’s selecting a book and mailing it to a reader somewhere in the world. Readers had much to say about Ann’s book-labor … Continue reading

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This Morning

I awoke to another mass shooting with no reason, but is there ever a good reason for mass murder? I usually don’t comment on political issues, I prefer the fictional world. I like to take readers away from their problems … Continue reading

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Black Butterflies

“Not everything is for everybody.” Continue reading

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It’s Fat Tuesday so it must mean it’s Mardi Gras

How could I forget….. Coustums, drinks with crazy names, celebrations lasting for days in a town with a rich history of witches, warlocks and vampires. As a paranormal romance writer, I must re-group and send inspiration to my fellow writers … Continue reading

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Love, hate, and extremes in fiction

Things men in the past witnessed were too cruel or too unusual to fit into reality and so it was made fiction. Continue reading

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#Amwriting: 10 Cures for Writer’s Block

Whether you are just getting your feet wet or already neck-deep in the process of writing a novel, you may find that your fingers have stopped typing and that your brain has become an unresponsive lump of grey matter. Even when … Continue reading

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Sex Scenes in Romance Novels: Better Graphic or Left to the Imagination?

Whether in movies or in books, sex scenes are always tricky. Going too far may scare people away, while keeping it too tame will start a contagion of yawning. When it comes to fiction, particularly romance, writers are in grave … Continue reading

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