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Navigating the Seas of Submissions…

Sometimes, being a writer feels like you are riding out a storm in the middle of a turbulent sea. Waves are crashing over the bow, and you are sure you are going under any moment. This week has been something … Continue reading

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Year End/Beginning Post

The New Year has already proved itself a hectic wild child, but we will make the best of it. So this is my yearly “Here’s how I did and what I hope to do next” post. First of all, my … Continue reading

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That’s embarrassing…

With my desk generally looking like this, it shouldn’t be surprising to me that I sometimes procrastinate about getting anything done…but not to have posted since last June is a bit much. To be honest, there were a lot of … Continue reading

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Still Slammed…But Loving It

No apparently salacious bar graph this time, just the hard numbers. A bit crooked, but what can I say? These are my stats as of yesterday for the year, and you can see I have been submitting like a hummingbird … Continue reading

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Busy Little Bee, Me!

It’s been a fruitful week. I’ve been maintaining my self-instituted pace of at least one sub a day, and I am almost out of old pieces that have never found a home, so it will soon be writing everyday as … 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: What’s Your Word Count?

Staring at at a blank page can be daunting, but remember…you don’t have to set out to write a novel every time you begin to write. There are almost as many flavors of fiction as there were of original Baskin … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Creating a Compelling Character

What makes Huck Finn someone that everyone who has ever read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn remembers forever? Why were so many watchers of Game of Thrones rooting for Tyrion Lannister to make it … Continue reading

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Write What You Know

So, here we are at the final story in RieTales. As you might be able to guess from the title, it was written at a time when I was getting a little frustrated by that perennial advice. In this little … Continue reading

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