Author Archives: RieSheridanRose

About RieSheridanRose

Rie Sheridan Rose multitasks. A lot. Her short stories appear in numerous anthologies, including Nightmare Stalkers and Dream Walkers Vols. 1 and 2,  and Killing It Softly. She has authored twelve novels, six poetry chapbooks, and lyrics for dozens of songs. She tweets as @RieSheridanRose.

Welp…that week off stretched to two…

It was a lovely break from blogging, but I am back at it. Still not writing much, but I have been really busy! While I haven’t been writing, I have finally been pushing through to get the edits finished for … Continue reading

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A Bit About Time Travel…

In writing, especially a novel, it isn’t likely that everything you want to say is linear in time. It MIGHT be…but there is a good chance that you want to tell something that happened in a characters past–or flash forward … Continue reading

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RIEVIEW: Orange is the New Black

Think of all the roadsThink of all their crossingsTaking steps is easyStanding still is hardRemember all their facesRemember all their voicesEverything is differentThe second time around –“You’ve Got Time” by Regina Spector I asked my husband today if he was … Continue reading

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2020 Has Been…Interesting…From a Business Perspective

Despite what my husband says, most of my income is from hand-selling at conventions. He thinks internet sales are the way to go. My KDP reports say I am not as good at that as I am at sending people … Continue reading

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RieView: The Addams Family

Although this is really a topic for the Home for Wayward Spirits blog, I was having a hard time coming up with something for today and decided to escape with something I really love. Watching the original Addams Family television … Continue reading

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Songs that Tell Stories

  I have always been a sucker for a good ballad. From the time I was a little girl, this was my favorite sort of song, and I could listen to a good story song over and over. From Bobby … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Putting the Sizzle in Steamy Scenes [The following post is rated Adult]

Some of you may know that I have a saucy alter-ego who dips her toe into the erotic. She writes the occasional tale, with a penchant for fairy tales. Her name is “Tysche Dwai” named after a Halfling D & … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Nicole Givens Kurtz — Kill Three Birds

[Today’s post is a guest entry about the worldbuilding in Kill Three Birds by Nicole Givens Kurtz. This is one of the most fascinating worlds I have ever had the pleasure to discover. I look forward to reading future entries … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Found Object Poetry

When I was in the theater, I ran across a unit for creating characters by taking found objects and listing characteristics of the object to build aspects of your character. For example: This fern might be characterized as vulnerable delicate … Continue reading

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RIEVIEW: Odd Thomas

   Like a pair of looms, using sunshine and their own silhouettes, two enormous California live oaks wove veils of gold and purple, which they flung across the driveway.    Penny appeared to shimmer and to darkle  as  she  passed … Continue reading

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