Tag Archives: Thursday Thoughts

Thursday Thoughts: Universal Words

One of the strategems that romance writers often use to create drama and tension is the “Great Misunderstanding”–words or actions tossed out that create hurt feelings. In romance, this has become if not a trope, a cliché. This in and … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Happy

Days just keep passing by. I suppose it beats the alternative. Okay, it definitely beats the alternative. Anyway, after last week’s “All Bad Things” happening, I was looking for something a little positive to think about because we need all … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Trick and Treats

Are you ready for the spooky stuff? Yeah…me neither. I can’t believe October is over and NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow. Well…technically, it starts at midnight tonight. I won’t be writing then. It’s freaking cold here–like record-setting cold high temperatures and snow/sleet. … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Footprints

Sometimes, I get an idea for a book, one that is straight. Straight mystery. Straight thriller. Straight science fiction. Straight fantasy. I’ve even had ideas for westerns, historical fiction, and horror. But when I start to write something “straight,” I … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Release

Waaaay back in the day, we used to put inspirational posters up on our walls. Or posters of a hot rock star (looking at you Mark Lindsey of Paul Revere and the Raiders). Farrah Fawcett in that tank suit…(the guys … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Absolutes

It all comes down to this… The evolution of all spiritual life, Silver, includes 3 absolutes: 1. You will love. 2. You will be loved. 3. The former will eventually be far more important to you than the latter. Grasshopper, … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Knowing

I’m nosy. I eavesdrop on conversations in public places. I watch people. I want to know what’s going on. Why? Because I’m a writer. Writers are almost always students of human nature. We have to be. Yes, characters and stories … Continue reading

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