Category Archives: Writing Secrets

Day of the Dead

  Day of the Dead Darlene Reilley I have lived many lives. First as a tree in a forest; but like all good things, life as you know it ends. In my current reincarnation I am living in an apartment … Continue reading

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The Legacy

The Legacy is reveals how Sorcha Kennet’s life transforms when she discovers her true heritage. The Legacy Darlene Reilley   “I’ve got a story to tell you, Sorcha. It’s about our family and the legacy we carry.” As he said … Continue reading

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Dar’s Top 10 Favorite Sci Fi TV Series

So a writer buddy asked me what my favorite science fiction tv series were…and I didn’t know. I had a list…of all the ones I loved…and realized that it was really long. In an effort to be creative and answer … Continue reading

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Read. Write. Play.

Earlier this week, I did a fun challenge on Facebook. I posted an open challenge for writers to set a goal and tell me if they reached it. Several did. When we write, we are often alone, but the thing … Continue reading

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What If: The Deserted Island Scenario

This post is about a question. What if? Instead of taking about the question and the meaning for your writing, I’m going to deep dive in and I’m sure you’ll see the benefit. Ready? Here we go.     What … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Blog Posts This Year!

 

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A Gift for Writers

  Hey, writers! I made a fun and useful tool for you. Writer’s Planner 2017 Enjoy! Darlene

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How to Start a Writing Conversation: Advice from 3 Writers

I’ve been writing my favorite authors since I was sixteen. I don’t remember if it was a writing teacher or a book on writing which said to start conversations with your writing heroes, but I took the advice to heart. … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Zen by A. R. DeClerck

Hey, writers. I’d like to introduce you to A. R. DeClerck, a fantastic romance writer who loves adventure! She’s tacking Zen and I love that! Take it away, A. R.!     Oftentimes, when I attend my biweekly writer’s meeting … Continue reading

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My Top 3 Writer Insecurities and 3 Things to Combat Them

    Hey, writers! How are you doing? Did you write last week? Are you writing this week? Today we are covering a special topic, one that applies to every writer I have ever met from newbies to professionals. I … Continue reading

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