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Just Write – a Guest Post by Jennifer Dean

All you need to do is type. Type a word, type a sentence, type a paragraph. And if you prefer, do your writing on hard paper with a pen. The point isn’t how you write but that you write.

8 Quotes on Fiction by Writers

                 

Food for the Starving

The city I live in is considered ground zero for the opioid epidemic. In a city that has less than 50,000 people, 1 in 4 adults is addicted to an opiate and 1 in every 10 babies born in 2016 were born addicted.

6 Quotes on Plot from Writers

Quotes on plot from authors

Lady Gray

I am Lady Gray, the banshee, the old crone, the sound of wind howling in the night. I bring with me the loneliness of the ages, the lamentation of the lost souls, and the wails of the living who mourn them.

8 Quotes on Character from Writers

Quotes from famous writers on character.

#BannedBooksWeek Celebrating the Freedom to Read

  Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted with removal or restrictions in libraries and schools. While books have been and continue to be banned,… Continue Reading →

When #SoCS

“When I see you smile” This lyric is the first thing that came to my mind when I saw today’s prompt. Back when music was great and our hair was big. Maybe, I’m partial because that happened to be when I… Continue Reading →

Banshee Scream #SoCS

Ever heard a panther scream? Sounds like a woman screaming. Maybe that’s where the story of banshees comes from. Maybe it’s the wind howling through the cracks in the frame that make that howling noise. The wolf panting at the door…. Continue Reading →

Should She Stay or Should She Go?

For those of you who read my blog, you know I like to do these little vignettes or scenes as a writing exercise. I like to share them and get your input.  Here is one I did for today.  … Continue Reading →

Participation Trophies Are for Losers

You entitled insolent child You have been mollycoddled And catered to your entire Short life. Not even 18 and think you are an adult. How dare you think that you can tell me what to do How dare you assume… Continue Reading →

Signs of Trouble #SoCS

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “sign.”   “Looks like signs of trouble up ahead” Jeb nodded toward the flashing lights around the next bend. I didn’t feel much like talking so, I nodded and went back to… Continue Reading →

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