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Piercing the Shadows of Cyberpunk

Dear Writers, I’d like to introduce you to a fantastic sci fi writer who loves the genre! JC Hay graciously volunteered to write a guest blog when I told him about a friend of mine who loves the genre and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance Writer Workshop

Have you always secretly wanted to be Indiana Jones? Lara Croft? How about Temperance “Bones” Brennan? Today I’m on the FF&P Blog! Come and check out my Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology, & Romance Writer Workshop. This … Continue reading

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How to Start Freelance Writing Part 3: The Website

Hey, writer. How are you doing? I hope you enjoyed Part 1 and Part 2 of this journey. Welcome to Part 3: How to Start a Freelance Writing Plan, the Website. It’s time to set up your home on the … Continue reading

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On Writing a First-Draft Novel

    All over the world, people are disappearing. They leave their normal lives. They go into private rooms. They step into another world.   Welcome to the world of the Sasquatch…the aliens…the monsters that no one wants to meet … Continue reading

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Train to Writing: a Writer’s Journey

If you’ve ever dove off a cliff into a lake, you know the most terrifying moment isn’t when you’re safe on the ground looking down, it’s the moment after you’ve stepped off the ledge and you think, oh, shit, I hope I don’t hit a rock. Then the water rushes as you plunge down to it and you hit and sink and pray. Writing is like that. Confession: recently I’ve questioned who I am as a writer and if I have the chops and want to do this job. Continue reading

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Top 10 Things to Ignite Writing Creativity

Ignite your love of writing! 10. Go outside and write in the sunshine.  Walk on the beach with a dog or stick your feet in the sand and feel the connection to our home. The chair and table outside is a … Continue reading

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Update on the Writing Life

Hello! I have a fabulous update for you from my writing chair. My shiny Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University came in the mail last week. I am so excited about that. I’ll be starting at Goddard College … Continue reading

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Great News! June Update 2014

Hello from Washington state! I hope everyone is having a great spring and is gearing up for a wonderful summer. I have great news – in May, I graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with my B. A. in Anthropology and … Continue reading

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Got Plot Bunny? Knit one now!

My Writer friends have asked me how I made the Writer’s Plot Bunnies for National Novel Writing Month. Make a writing bunny for  your favorite writer here! I’ve been told you can crochet a square as well, just follow the … Continue reading

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1,001 Plots to Get You Started

1,001 Plot Ideas to Get You Started is your key to unlocking unimagined stories!  Perfect for the new writer or for advanced writers looking to branch out.  Grab your writer’s notebook and favorite pen and get writing with inspiration! 1,001 … Continue reading

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