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Tipsy Lit, Prompted: Previewing My Novel

Welcome to the Tipsy Lit Weekly Writing Challenge. On the heals of winning by a tiny margin last week, I’m giving it another shot. The prompt this week was exciting for me, as it worked perfectly for me to share … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Pecked To Death

It’s Friday Fictioneers, my favorite post each week. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields runs this band of merry writers, and offers a weekly photo prompt. Using the photo for inspiration, participants are asked to write a 99 word story, with a beginning, middle and … Continue reading

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“She said what?” Weekly Writing Challenge: Dialogue

            “The problem with figuring out realistic, tight dialogue,” Piper continued, “is knowing your character. If you really know who your character is—what they think and how they act, it’s a lot easier to understand … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneer…. Boxed In

This is my first attempt at Friday’s Fictioneer… and I’m late. Love reading these, and thought I’d throw my hat in the ring. Thanks to Rochelle Wiseoff for organizing this cool challenge, and providing the photo prompts. Check out her … Continue reading

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Daily Challenge: Fiction

Note: This is from last week’s Weekly challenge. The prompt provided this photo, and asked for a story of 1,000 words or more, to explain the subject. Life with kids home, and guests got in the way, but I wanted … Continue reading

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