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Weekly Writing Challenge: My Funny Valentine. It’s Not Always FUNny.

This week is my is 27th wedding anniversary. We got married on Valentine’s day, 27 years ago, after dating for four years. There’s some irony for me in the Weekly Writing Challenge prompt “My Funny Valentine”: we asked the pianist … 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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A Bonus, Love Story

I’m writing this for the Weekly Writing Challenge: Characters. Check it out and give it a try. Her scent often announced her presence, long after she’d come and gone. Shalimar and cigarette smoked lingered in any room where she’d been, … Continue reading

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