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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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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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Cloud Layout: David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas

  In David Mitchell’s novel Cloud Atlas, several generations search for truth, knowledge, and the means of survival. Mitchell captures the essence of each time period and builds on it like an orchestra building to a crescendo and then he … Continue reading

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Talk-Story and Ghost Words: The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

                    The value given to words is a shared experience between the storyteller and the receiver; both must be open to the story for it to have impact. Oral stories are … Continue reading

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Setting Writing Goals: April 2017

  How’s it going, writers? Did you write in April? I hope you did. I hope words flowed from your fingers and characters and worlds came to life through you. This month, I focused on writing articles, business copy, and … Continue reading

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The Stones of Kaldaar Review

I received The Stones of Kaldaar by Tameri Etherton in exchange for an honest review. And I’m so glad she messaged me because the story hooked me from the start! First, a bit about the author: Tameri Etherton is the … Continue reading

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Pathos, Ethos, and Logos in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

Let every people bring their gifts to the great festival of the world’s cultural harvest and mankind will be all the richer for the variety and distinctiveness of the offerings. – Chinua Achebe (PCSR 76)   All African writers are … Continue reading

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Review: Frank Herbert’s Dune

Review of Frank Herbert’s Dune by Darlene Reilley Frank Herbert’s Dune is a masterpiece. He is a genius because he creates a world with multilayered depths: planetology, society, technology, and more, down to the very worms that create the spice. … Continue reading

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“When Ash Remains” Review

I received When Ash Remains by Dena Garson in exchange for an honest review. This is a paranormal romance, and adds the subgenres historical and Native American. First, a bit about the author: Dena Garson is an award-winning author of … Continue reading

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