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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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Bad Men, Lawless, and BSP

 Posted by M. K. Waller I turned on my Kindle today to find Laura Oles’ Daughters of Bad Men, had appeared in its library, overnight, as if by magic. That’s a perk of pre-ordering. Laura is one of my critique partners in … Continue reading

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Writing Personality Disorders by Stefanie

   This blog by S. A. Stolinsky Personally, I love to write about Personality Disorders.  They give you an automatic sense of character, needs, wants and especially objective.  The essence of a personality disorder is a deficit: some task of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on History

Post by Doris McCraw I’m in the midst of writing a novel due to be released in January. I’m also writing a paper for the library districts history symposium. Additionally, I’m thinking of taking the nanowrimo challenge this November.  So … Continue reading

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Fellowship, Family, & Friends

This post by Gayle M. Irwin This is my last post (for now, at least!) with this wonderful group of writers… and people. Since this is the week my parents are visiting, and also when I’ve spent time with wonderful … Continue reading

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I Stayed Up All Night Writing This

Posted by M. K. Waller [Forgive me. This post is longer than I intended, but once I got started, I couldn’t stop. I had no idea I’m so enlightened. If you stop reading before the end, I’ll forgive you. But … Continue reading

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Adoption Time, Part 2: His Name Is…

This post by Gayle M. Irwin His name is Jeremiah, and no, he’s not a bullfrog! Back in the early 1970s, a song by Three Dog Night rose up the charts and remained at #1 for several weeks. “Joy to … Continue reading

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Outside the Comfort Zone

Post (c) Doris McCraw When I began this journey of writing there were moments of trepidation. Not strong mind you, for if anything I do tend to live outside the comfort zone from within my own comfort zone.  Confused yet?  … Continue reading

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The Power of Poetry

Post (c) Doris McCraw What is it about poetry that touches the soul? What makes certain combinations of words haunting, happy or beautiful? This poem by Helen (Hunt) Jackson may help us understand the power of words. Glimpses As when … Continue reading

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The Many Names of Helen Hunt Jackson

Post (c) Doris McCraw Helen Hunt Jackson is not a well-known name to many. This of course is partially due to the fact she died in 1885. Additionally, she had many names during her lifetime, one of which was not … Continue reading

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