Author Archives: Darlene Reilley

About Darlene Reilley

Hey, I'm Darlene Reilley. I am a writer living in the Pacific Northwest. If you're looking for writing prompts, inspiration, and a fellow writer to commiserate with, you've come to the right place.

Review of Stephen Zimmer’s Thunder Horizon

Genre: Fantasy Author: Stephen Zimmer Title: Thunder Horizon Series: Dark Sun Dawn Series Disclaimer: I received a copy of Thunder Horizon in exchange for a fair review. When authors send me a book, they know that I will take my … Continue reading

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Heart of a Lion Book Review

Genre: Fantasy Author: Stephen Zimmer Title: Heart of a Lion Series: Dark Sun Dawn Series Disclaimer: I received a copy of Heart of a Lion in exchange for a fair review. When authors send me a book, they know that … Continue reading

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Rayden Valkyrie: Behind the Scenes by Stephen Zimmer

Hey, writers! Hope the writing is going well! This week we’ve got a special surprise – the awesome Stephen Zimmer is visiting DarWrites! Stephen is a fantasy writer of Rayden Valkyrie Stories, The Rising Dawn Saga, The Fires in Eden Series, … Continue reading

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Life Changer: Inspired Fantasy Writing

I thought this week I’d share my response to the fantasy writing prompt I posted this morning. Enjoy! Life Changer Darlene Reilley She sat cross-legged in a cold room at the base of a retreat in Tibet. It was a … Continue reading

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A Fantasy Writing Prompt

   

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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets the one with the Spilled Secrets

Hey, writers. How’s the writing going? Did you write last week? Are you planning to write this week? Do you have your beverage? I do – and since it’s a billion degrees out today, I’m drinking water. Lots and lots … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules by Stacey Oberle

Hey, writers! I’d like to welcome back Stacey Oberle and thank her for her contribution to DarWrites! We are so inspired when artists join in! Thanks, Stacey!   Breaking the Rules Stacey Oberle   My muse has multiple personalities. She … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Secret to My Success

When I was in 10th grade, I played sports, did most of my homework, and worked a job after school to help out with costs. I was a latchkey kid, and often saw the TV more than I did my … Continue reading

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Leap of Faith

  Hey, writers. How’s it going? Have you written? Are you writing? It’s time to take action. Earlier this week, I wrote a poem from my future self talking to my present self – and telling 2017 Darlene to write. … Continue reading

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A Letter-Poem Work in Progress

  Dear Writer Girl, You say you want to write. But you’re not. Babe, you said years and years ago when you started this that you were in it for the long term.   But it comes in ebbs and … Continue reading

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