Writers Clue: Stop saying STARTED TO

A few months ago I purchased ProWritingAid to help teach me basic grammar flaws I've been falling victim to. While there are quite a few grammar no-nos I've been doing, one that sticks out is my need to tell readers when a character is starting to do something, rather than just tell ya'll that they're... Continue Reading →

Let That Sh– Go

Things in life have a tendency to pile up and then come raining down on us at unforgiving times. We move through the sludge quickly/slowly/gracefully/ugly. It’s still the journey, no matter how long it takes us to get there and whatever missteps we take along the way. We pick up the lessons needed along the... Continue Reading →

The Making of a Character

When my story first started to unfold I had an idea that my main character, Madeline, would be like me, kind, sensitive, anxiety stricken, you know all the fun things that make up who I am. When I started to write this life for her, I suddenly figured out that she is the most boring... Continue Reading →

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