Tag Archives: ideas

My Life: Humdrum but Useful

 This post is by M. K. Waller Where do writers get their ideas? More to the point, where do I get my ideas? When I blog, most of them are drawn from my life–things I’ve done, seen, heard, read about, … Continue reading

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One of These Things Is Not Like The Others

This post by Lleander Author of Fearless Fiction One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn’t belong, Can you tell which thing is not like the others By the time I finish my … Continue reading

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What Enriches Your Life? by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg So tired. I know from reading everyone’s blogs, this is the case with many of you. We go and go and go until we drop. So much to do and so little time. I have … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I don’t outline my books. I guess you’d call me a spontaneous writer. But I do write out a few notes for reference. The following is how I would write the notes … Continue reading

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Christmas Past with Inzared, Queen of the Elephant Riders

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction The following is from the diary of Bertha Maude Anderson before she became Inzared Queen of the Elephant Riders. The year is 1842, when Bertha was ten years old, seven years before … Continue reading

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To Jot or Not-Memory Joggers and Calendars by Cher’ley

This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg You’re away from home, and your calendar is not. What do you do?     ***   a. Roll it up like a sausage and take it with you b.Take a selfie with the calendar in the … Continue reading

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When is a song a story?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you listen to as many songs as I do you’ve probably listened to the stories they tell.  The trick is to tell a story in 3 1/2 minutes or less, although established artists … Continue reading

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The Old Stone

This post by Frank Larnerd      The rains uprooted the stone, near the stairs to the house. Flat and rectangle shaped, it seems to be crawling up from the earth, struggling through the grass and dirt of the hillside. The … Continue reading

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Hey, RadioShack, where’s the next TRS-80?

Post by Mike Staton. Back in the spring of 2011 I emailed a newspaper analysis piece to my friend Sharon that forecasted what 10 American corporations would likely fold in the next several years. Sharon had just started a new … Continue reading

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Do you have the good scents to be a writer?

By L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction A good writer pays close attention to the five senses; smell, touch, sight, hearing and taste, all important to a story.  The reader needs to have an idea of time and place to become … Continue reading

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