June Roundup

June Roundup

Hey, writers!

In case you missed a few posts, I’m sending you this roundup of posts. I hope the writing is going well for you. Keep at it!


My Posts

Bones and Stones: A short story with an anthropological twist!

Celebrating 100 Blog Posts This Year!

The Champion of Barésh: a Review

Character and Consequence: Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

Cloud Layout: David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas

Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets #2: Luck is Opportunity + Preparation

Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets #3: The Big Secret

Coffee Talk & Writer Secrets #4: The Resilient Patriot announcement

Dar’s Top 10 Favorite Sci Fi TV Series

The Day of the Dead: Republication of a short story originally published in Pierce College’s SLAM. The tale of a breakup from an interesting perspective.

Ethnographic Fiction: Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness

Format and World Immersion in Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One

The Geologist’s Viewpoint: H. P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness

A Gift for Writers: Writer’s Planner 2017

If Yoda Were a Writer

Juxtaposition of Touchpoints: Pat Murphy’s The Falling Woman

The Lady: A Goddess tale.

The Legacy: The beginning of a superheroine.

Movement in Homer’s The Odyssey

My Top 3 Writer Insecurities and 3 Things to Combat Them

Orphaned Puppy Writing Prompt

Read. Write. Play

Shock and Awe in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five

The Shovel: A short story about a mother’s love, a serial killer, and a shovel.

Spirituality as Truth in Philip K. Dick’s Valis

A Study in Second Person: Italo Calvino’s If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler

Sympathetic Characters and Violence in Vladimir Sorokin’s Ice Trilogy

A Weekly Writing Recipe

What If: The Deserted Island Scenario


Guest Bloggers:

Special thanks to Charlee Allden, Chris Weigand, and Stacey Oberlee for hanging out with me this month!

With Chris Weigand and Stacey Oberlee: How to Start a Writing Conversation: Advice from 3 Writers

Six Tips You Can Use to Add Emotion and Take Your Fiction from Good to Unforgettable by Charlee Allden


Thanks for reading DarWrites!

A special shoutout to all writers who are starting CampNaNoWriMo tomorrow! Go for it!

We’ll see you next month!


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About Darlene Reilley

Hey, I'm Darlene, a nomadic writer and teacher. If you're looking for writing prompts, inspiration, and a fellow writer to commiserate with, you've come to the right place. If you're a reader looking for a fun mix of poetry, romance, science and fiction, you've found a buddy!
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