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Freebie Fridays: More Than Twins; A Tale of Temperance

Freebie Fridays: More Than Twins; A Tale of Temperance

Just a couple of quick notes this week. First, I’ll be away next week, entertaining friends, so the blog will be silent. Second, it has recently become apparent that I’m spending a lot of time and effort producing content that isn’t the most beneficial. With everything going on in my life this year, it’s hard …

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Freebie Fridays: Distant Whispers

Freebie Fridays: Distant Whispers

While I was working on the final trilogy in the Celestial Serenade (Soul of the Sun), my characters pulled a fast one on me. They attended a heavy metal opera – because that should be a real thing, you guys. And afterward, they talked with the actors about the show. One song became particularly important …

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Freebie Fridays: A Few Moons More; A Tale of Patience

Freebie Fridays: A Few Moons More; A Tale of Patience

When I asked my Facebook group which character they’d like to hear more about, they almost unanimously chose Rose. After my Seven Deadly Domerins series, I played around with the idea of another series of Heavenly Virtues prompts. I only ever did one in the past, and they’re an interesting group of traits to consider. …

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In Time’s Swing

In Time’s Swing

I don’t have much to say about this week’s Random Picture Prompt. I used it to try something new – which is really the point of these prompts anyway. It is, in a word, random. The title comes from an old poem I discovered in Grade School – In Time’s Swing by Lucy Larcom, which …

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The Difference Between Narrative Style and Writing Method

The Difference Between Narrative Style and Writing Method

In the wake of Game of Thrones Season 8 there have been a number of well-reasoned discussions about the differences between plotting and pantsing. And how switching between the two mid-narrative might be a source of trouble. I highly recommend this Twitter thread by Daniel Silvermint. Also this video by Jesse Cox. Both delve into …

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A Matter of State; A Tale of Humility

A Matter of State; A Tale of Humility

When I asked my Facebook group which character they’d like to hear more about, they almost unanimously chose Rose. After my Seven Deadly Domerins series, I played around with the idea of another series of Heavenly Virtues prompts. I only ever did one in the past, and they’re an interesting group of traits to consider. …

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