Tag Archives: Universe

Thursday Thoughts: Universal Time

Time is of the essence. Time flies. Time is money. All in good time. Third time’s the charm. Time will tell. With deadlines looming, and me running out of time, time has become precious. And then the Universe slaps me … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Movement

Deadlines. They loom. They sometimes stall creativity. They get met or not. It’s the same with stories. With characters. Creating worlds in one’s imagination is something of a spiritual exercise. Or at least a mystical one. And the Universe has … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Deadlines

I’m under deadline. Actually, I’m under multiple deadlines. I try hard to space those darn things out but sometimes stuff happens and they get jammed up like bumper cars. Add in Real Life responsibilities, and…well…writing becomes a grind. And when … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Character Arc

One of the first things a fiction writer needs to understand is the journey a character makes from the beginning of his or her story to the end. We here in the trenches call that the character arc. Interesting stories … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Beauty

There’s a lot of ugly in the world right now, and not just in actions but in hearts. I’m old school. I believe in civil discussions about differences, a give-and-take debate over topics two people disagree about. That’s not happening … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal HEAs

Happy Ever Afters. The stock and trade of romance writers everywhere. That’s why I read romance. And why I write it. I’m there for the feel-good pay-off. And when I pick up a romance novel, I’m guaranteed at least a … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Pantser

Once upon a time, there were Plotters and Pantsers. The two peoples maintained a civil discourse but neither side truly understood the other. Then one day, in true Romeo and Juliet tradition, a Pantser and a Plotter sat down over … Continue reading

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