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Wednesday Words: Fireworks

Skyrockets and firecrackers and sparklers, oh my! A fitting theme for #1lineWed and gollygeewilligers, I actually had two snippets to choose from. One, from Jen and Wiz’s story is way to close to being a spoiler so I pulled this … Continue reading

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Sizzling Monday

Some people had a 3-day weekend. Due to the 4th of July landing on a Saturday, they got Friday off. Mostly government workers. Who are all still mostly working from home anyway. Don’t get me started on the bureaucracy. 🤬 … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Exercise

Wow. Today’s message from the Big U could be taken so many ways, given the world right now. I’m seriously looking for a personal avatar icon depicting my head exploding because that’s sort of my natural state at the moment. … Continue reading

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Is Monday Over Yet?

Forget just Monday. Are we done with this year yet? I’m ready for a do-over. Too bad we can’t do a Mulligan like in golf. Ah well. Welpers, there was a weekend. Stuff happened. There was also a last week. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Gangland

While I don’t spend much time on Twitter, I do check to see if the #1lineWed theme is one I want to incorporate in my Wednesday snippet. If it’s interesting, I search my WIPs. If it shows up and I … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Appearances

Whenever I do a “talk” with readers, one consistent question that comes up is about creating characters. Where do I get my characters? How do I develop their personalities, backstories, arc, etc.? When this message from the Universe hit my … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Doom, Gloom, and a Boom

Today’s #1lineWed theme is rather apropos for the crazy that is 2020 so far. We’re almost halfway through the year and it feels like it should be 2022 already! Anyway, over on Twiter, folks are posting lines about **DOOM, GLOOM … Continue reading

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Half-way Monday

Sadly, this is very true. I’m giving blood to the “vampires” around noon so I don’t get my normal quota of the caffeine stuffs this morning. Sadly, I haven’t given blood in years and years. I’m doing it now because … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Rethinking

Writing. It’s what I do. Okay. It’s what I used to do. For almost two years now, pulling words from my imagination and slapping them on a keyboard so that they appear on my computer monitor has pretty much been … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Plausible Deniability

I won’t DENY that writing has been tough for awhile. And I’m probably in DENIAL about getting as many books written this year as I’d like, but hey, I can dream right? In the meantime, Twitter’s #1lineWed prompt has to … Continue reading

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