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May 3, 2020

We are in the middle of a Corona Virus, Covid-19, pandemic. I haven’t been in a store in well over a month. Lana is picking up our groceries for us. I’m sure many new stories will come from this time … Continue reading

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Using all five senses

This is fundamental in good writing.  We have to describe what the character smells, hears, tastes, and feels through touch, as well as what she sees.  This draws the reader into the world you have created, and hopefully, he will … Continue reading

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Right Brain/Left Brain

When we are in our creative mode, we are in our right brain.  In this mode we cannot distinguish between “hour” and “our”, or their, there, they’re.  But we are free to create!  Editing with the left brain can come … Continue reading

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January 10, 2011 January 10, 2011 by ellen Filed under: Writing (Edit) Okay as of this post I have found the faucet booklet in a place where it had no business to be.  Of course, it’s too cold to go … Continue reading

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