Category Archive: Writing

Writing styles

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It’s 4 in the morning.  What strange thoughts has insomnia brought forth today? How can you find your “voice” by copying someone else’s style? Some people fly through the create-o-sphere at starship speed,… Continue reading

#Cat help (more like a #writers nemesis)

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This is my ever-present “helper,” Able to leap onto my keyboard in a single bound, and whose feet have more brain power in them than his head. Remember the old Bob Newhart series… Continue reading

Rant : Tired

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Ever get to that point in life…where you’re just flat-out, been-through-ther-ringer…TIRED?  Tired of cats drinking water out of your cup while you type on a substandard keyboard that makes your fingers cramp? Tired… Continue reading

Seriously flawed standards

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Now, on a serious note. I happened upon a writer on Twitter and Facebook: Dakota Willink Her Twitter introduction:  “Amazon Int’l Bestselling Romance Author | Survived my 1st publishing with coffee & wine… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Spoiled

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It’s been raining ALL the D@%*#d day.  Temps are dropping.  OMG! It’s 48F out there!  Where the hell is my snowsuit!!! Found it: Well…technically, that’s my son’s snowsuit when he was 10, and… Continue reading

99 word prompt: colonnades

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January 17, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes colonnades. It can be natural, architectural, or a metaphor. Take a stroll and go where the prompt… Continue reading

So this is the end…or is it?

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Aaaarrrruuugggh!!!!!!! I wish they didn’t.  Really. So I’m writing more chapters at the end of a series and at 10:00pm, I… hmmm….what’s a good word to describe temporary brain death? “Stopped suddenly” doesn’t… Continue reading

Thursday photo prompt: Renewal #writephoto

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://scvincent.com/2019/01/03/thursday-photo-prompt-renewal-writephoto/ <_><_> “Skies roar,”  I said as we walked the trail.  “Don’t you hear the colors?” “Helluva first date,” he grumbled.  “Shall we return to a… Continue reading

Writer repartee

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During the HalloThanksChristmaKkah season, I haven’t been blogging as much… and… Poetry escapes a mind consumed by my day job.  There are deadlines to keep, and the people I’m trying to help are too… Continue reading

99 word prompt : darkness

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November 29, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the phrase “into the dark.” What must a character face? Write about an encounter, journey, relationship, or quest.… Continue reading