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Plot Twists & Storytelling

After watching the series finale of Game of Thrones, I thought about the role plot twists play in storytelling. They can make or break a story. They can excite a reader or completely turn them off. When I’m working on a story, sometimes I come up with the plot twist while I’m planning the story.…

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First: Holiday

“First” is a series that tells the story of a character having a first experience without someone they cared about in their life.  Your nieces set the table this year. They made a place setting for you. I told them you won’t be coming for Easter dinner because you’re out of town. Much easier than telling…

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18 Minutes

When I entered the room, I was greeted with a chilly gust of air. I checked the thermostat next to the door. The room was a toasty 74 degrees.  I ran my fingers down the paint streaks on the wall, feeling sharp pains in my back and stomach. A warm feeling down my legs followed.…

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My Thoughts on Audiobooks

It takes me forever to finish a physical book and that’s IF I finish it (stares at the pile of unfinished books in front of me). Why? Laziness and my inability to prioritize reading. Once I acknowledged the problem, I could work on the solution. Audiobooks. I downloaded the Libby app. Once I linked my…

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How I Use Evernote as a Writer

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored. Here’s the scene: Inspiration strikes. It’s a pretty awesome idea. At the moment, you’re unable to flush the idea out. You grab the back of a receipt to jot down the idea. But then…you lose the receipt. There are no words to describe all of the good ideas that…

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