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Monday, September 11
Writing Prompt: What if scientists could tell what a person looked like from a sample of their blood?
I read about advances in science and technology and think, ‘This would make an interesting prompt.’ For example ... Although the techno...
Saturday, September 9
How Hobbies Can Improve Your Writing
Do you have a hobby? Something you don’t get paid for but do anyway? I do! I never used to, it was writing, writing, writing all day long...
Monday, September 4
12 Tips on How to Create a New Habit
For me, the key to creating a new habit—or re-establishing an old one—is Seinfeld’s method . This involves putting a calendar on the wall...
Friday, August 18
How to Write Again after a Break
You may have noticed I took an unscheduled leave of absence. Sorry about that. I was ticking something off my bucket list: being involve...
Tuesday, July 18
Update: Writing and Acting
Sorry! I know I’ve disappeared for the past month. My deepest apologies. I’m fine, nothing dire has happened. Just the opposite! I’ve been...
Sunday, July 2
Writer's Block and How to Beat it
I've been trying to write this blog post all day but the words wouldn't come. I know all writers have experienced writer...
Wednesday, June 21
Creating Effective Transitions
Transitions are tricky. In a scene you write in the moment, recording your character's thoughts, feelings, actions and—most imp...
Monday, June 19
Writing Exercise: Make Your Own Critter!
The research vessel Investigator recently explored a 4 km deep abyss along the eastern edge of Australia and found some bizarre cr...
Saturday, June 17
The Mummy (2017): A Review: Two Thumbs Up (Kinda)
The Mummy is cinematic cotton candy, sweetness and fluff that tastes good in the moment but doesn’t satisfy. That said, it’s only ...
Monday, June 12
Character Creation: Kinds of Characters
Have you ever had the experience of a character coming to life? And, no, I’m not talking about an alienesque situation where someth...
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