Category Archives: Fiction

Can I Be A Published Author? – Discover Challenge – 6 Dec 2016

This week the Discover Challenge asks this: This week, tell us about a moment in which someone asked you a question you weren’t sure how to answer, whether because you didn’t know, were too uncomfortable, or thought you might offend … Continue reading

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Writing A Novel in 30 Days – Nanowrimo2016

This is a blog post I have waited more than a year to write. Not so long as some perhaps, but long enough for me. Last November 1 I began my first attempt at something called National Novel Writing Month. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – Try, try again

For over two decades I have constructed plots, developed characters, revised, revised and revised again. I have dreamt of how my characters might look, sound, act and walk. Yes I feel I am confirmed with the disease, the one where … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Why Do It?

I agree I might be on the edge of doing something totally insane. Okay, maybe not insane, but some kind of crazy. What is it? I am going to commit to writing a 50,000 word novel in a month’s time. … Continue reading

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If You Leave – Daily Post – 10/27/15

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “If You Leave.” Life is a series of beginnings and endings. We leave one job to start another; we quit cities, countries, or continents for a fresh start; we leave lovers and … Continue reading

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NANOWRIMO 2015

National Novel Writing Month is coming in nine days. So what, you say? Why should I care? Well it is highly possible some novel you read in the next six to eighteen months could see its beginning in the thirty … Continue reading

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March Editorial Calendar for my blogs

I know one thing for sure and that I will declare here and now. Trying to get ready for the 2015 A to Z challenge sure can make you harried. Why do i know this? Because I chose to not … Continue reading

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2015 A to Z Preparation Progress Report

I  have only tried the April A to Z Blogging Challenge once. In 2013 I managed to create 26 unique blog posts tied to the 26 letters of the alphabet. At that time I only had the mother ship blog, … Continue reading

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February Editorial Calendar for my blogs

February is always the shortest month, so always gets the short end of everything. Leap year even steals a day from this month, making the deal even tighter. But I can say with pride I did not short change Our … Continue reading

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Joe’s Musings 3.0

Two Years. 730 odd days. Plenty of ups and downs in the markets and my own life. Nothing too horrible, just days or weeks that didn’t live up to expectations. In other words “life happened”. We all experience it, but … Continue reading

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Eyes that move – Friday Fictioneers – 4 July

We come to another Wednesday which to 100 or so hardy souls means it is time to fib. Okay, maybe tell a fantastical tale sounds more respectful, but either way we are spinning a yarn about something our minds concoct … Continue reading

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Walk or Die – Friday Fictioneers – 21 March

We come to another Wednesday which to 100 or so hardy souls means it is time to fib. Okay, maybe tell a fantastical tale sounds more respectful, but either way we are spinning a yarn about something our minds concoct … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 153 – Remaking Hugo

Okay, so this week’s sentence prompt, provided by last week’s winner, Stacie, must be used as the FIRST line in your piece. And the media prompt is a painting by Dutch artist, Piet Mondrian. Mondrian is best known for his modern work, … Continue reading

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Countin’ Boards – Friday Fictioneers – 14 March

We come to another Wednesday which to 100 or so hardy souls means it is time to fib. Okay, maybe tell a fantastical tale sounds more respectful, but either way we are spinning a yarn about something our minds concoct … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 152 – Survivor’s Guilt

Okay, so this week’s sentence prompt, provided by last week’s winner, Suzanne, can be used ANYWHERE in your piece. And the media prompt is a song that many of you will recognize. It’s Stayin’ Alive, by the Bee Gees. As with all our … Continue reading

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