Tag Archives: Creative Writing

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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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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Coffee Talk & Writer Secrets #5: the Procrastination and Answer Post

Hey, writers. It’s time for coffee and talking. This week I made blueberry muffins to go with this talk…and they disappeared. You know I’m procrastinating when I’m cooking instead of plotting. The cooking is usually spurred on by a need … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Write What you Love and the Rest Will Follow

“Do everything you can to secure your dreams. Take the basketball to the basket. Take a chance and go for the layup. Believe your dreams are worth it.” Darlene Reilley They tell you to write what you know. They tell … Continue reading

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A Blueprint to Becoming a Published Writer

Hey, writers! I’m excited to announce a new guest post by Theresa Barker. Thanks, Theresa, for sharing your insight into writing and the writing life! Take it away, Theresa!         A blueprint to becoming a published writer … Continue reading

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Writer Challenge 2017

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How I Made My First $1,000 as a Writer

  My first $1,000 as a Writer…oh, it’s been a while. Let’s time travel. I’m taking you back to 2010 when I was a freshman at Pierce College in Puyallup, WA. I was in my second year as Municipal Liaison … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Seven years ago today I had an idea and I created DarWrites. This month is a celebration of my anniversary – and I am so glad you’re here sharing it with me! To celebrate, I’m going to share some pretty … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

  A Study in Second Person: Italo Calvino’s If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler  Darlene Reilley You, the reader, think that no one can sustain a second-person point of view novel, however you are proved wrong by Italo Calvino. … Continue reading

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