Tag Archive: Writing

New-ish bio

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I’ve updated my ALLI author bio. It’s based on my Nudge Wink Report bio that was (and still is) 7 years out of date. What do you think? Joelle loves sarcasm. Her blog… Continue reading

Today’s thought digression : 2734

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My lie for today:   If it were not for the fact that math is my nemesis, I’d be a rocket scientist. However… …if you think my math skills are bad, you haven’t… Continue reading

Writing is the easy part

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My writing addiction didn’t begin with a bang.  It started with a whimper.  C‘mon, try a dose.  You’ll love it! 1979:  A mail-order course on writing books for children. 1983-84:  Two writing courses… Continue reading

A question or few for writers

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I have a question or few for writers. Do you carry on conversations inside your head? If so, do you know what that part of your head is going to say? Do some… Continue reading

Questions most people don’t ask: Writers edition

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Writers often awaken with questions that most people don’t ask. At my day job, most of the people I write reports for have a last name that starts with W.  Once my mind… Continue reading

The first 4 lines

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  I have the first 4 lines of a new book.   An ominous feeling surrounds me, like being in a pitch black room…and something softly growls. Evil is about to enact its plans,… Continue reading

Walking through the desert called my mind

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Creativity has deserted what is left of my brain, leaving an arid place with few hills. There’s a mountain in the distance with no trees. I slog across waves of light beige desolation.… Continue reading

What’s not to write?

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This brain is a strange thing.  It can think of stories to write, filling pages with adventures that never happened to people in alternate universes that don’t exist. This is the same brain… Continue reading

NaNoWri(some)Mo : Year 5

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Yes, I wrote another book for NaNoWriMo. I’m hoping my cover will look something like this… …with the photoshop of a space ship somewhere on the cover. I know nothing about photoshop, so… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : The rite of writing right

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I’m the first to admit that I’m no Hemingway.   All of us are broken and anyone who is over the age of 5 is insane. Question is, where are we on that bell… Continue reading