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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Fortunetelling

So. I used to tell fortunes. Sort of. Very seldom for others, usually for myself. I used tarot cards. And I once tried Viking runes. I never got an intuitive feel for them like I did the tarot. I used … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Time to Take Out the Trash

Friday is trash day around here but Wednesday’s #1lineWed theme is **JUNK, TRASH, GARBAGE.** And boy did that fit right in with the scene I needed to write yesterday. Warning, this is a first draft. It might be boring. I’m … Continue reading

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Just Another Monday

July is just past half over. Two weeks left until we hit August. Days are slowly getting shorter and nights longer. I don’t have a problem with that. These are the dog days of summer, the lazy dazy days of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Not a Cloud in the Sky

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the Irish contingent of the Moonstruck Mafia series is jabbering away in my head. I don’t see a **CLOUD** in the sky to rain on their parade, despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Mostly Monday

Here it is Monday once again. Why does this keep happening? Why, Universe?!? Why??!!!! Okay. Mostly kidding. So. I went to Boston this weekend. Okay. Totally kidding. Mostly. I “drove” around South Boston on Google Street View and shopped for … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Choices

When I first opened this message from the Universe and read through it, I thought: Whoah! This sounds like my writing process. By now, you know I’m a puzzler. I start with a basic framework and the story just sort … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Concert

I had to make a concerted effort to get this posted for the #1lineWed theme today. I had no **CONCERT** words to share. I peeked at the Scrivner workbook I had open and boom! There was a scene where a … Continue reading

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Holiday Monday

So. It’s a new month. And we’re halfway through this year. I’m not quite sure how I feel about this. I haven’t accomplished near what I’d planned. I’m not quite sure how I feel about that. Anyway, here in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Senses

An instructor of a creative writing class I took one time insisted that every scene needed to have all five senses represented or it wasn’t a complete scene. I dutiful covered all the bases with each assignment. My characters smelled … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Free Write

Another Wednesday and I actually have new words! Yay. Today’s #1lineWed theme is a non-theme. The prompt is **FREE-FOR-ALL** which basically means there’s no theme. I decided to take last week’s **PINK** prompt and carry on with that scene, in … Continue reading

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