» Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

Authors Publish shares some great places to get your work published. Click the link below to find out where and how. ❤ HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In my experience, the benefits can be greater than publishing in a well-established journal. When a literary journal is new the editors tend to be a lot more passionate. I have […]

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NaNoWritMo Here I Come!

I can’t believe I’m doing it… but here I go. Even though my novel, The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy, doesn’t publish until January 2017, I am using the month of November to draft out the second novel in the series, The Meadow Fairy. I am scared to death and exhilarated all at […]

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Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories – E.M. Welsh

Do you like to write short stories? Click on the highlighted link below to find out how writing short stories makes you a better writer later on. ❤   Source: Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories – E.M. Welsh

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A Halloween Encounter

The yellow smudge of a setting sun slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field.  Nightbirds scattered, roosting in the trees while insects droned on in a constant monotony. The air felt cooler after the heat of the day. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie shadows on the ground. The […]

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How Literary Devices Can Add Depth to Your Writing – ProWritingAid

Have you ever heard of a red herring? Don’t know what it means? Read by clicking the highlighted link below to find out how to add drama to your writing. ❤ The term “literary device” refers to some common techniques that writers use to add meaning to their writing and get their message across more […]

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Samhain, Fairies, and Symbolism in Your Writing

With the Samhain (Halloween) celebration just around the corner, I wanted to gaze back into the past to see how this ancient festival evolved and became the holiday we celebrate today. Besides, if you write fairy fantasy, you’ll want to incorporate some of the ancient myths and other such symbolism into your work. It is […]

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Colleen’s #BOOK #REVIEWS – “A Merry Mountain Christmas,” by Author, P. C. Zick

Title:  A Merry Mountain Christmas: Sweet Romance (Smoky Mountain Romance, Volume 4) Author: P. C. Zick Print Length: 102 Pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Publication Date: August 31, 2016 Sold by Amazon, LLC Language: English ISBN-10: 1537152130 ISBN-13: 978-1537152134 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Romance, Clean & Wholesome *I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader’s Copy of this book* “Fran is adjusting after her husband’s […]

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Change is All About Building the NEW

Change is a positive thing. Much like the quote above, I am focusing my attention on building “the new.” Little by little, you will start seeing the changes on my blog. I am phasing out “Silver Threading,” and have replaced the title with my name. This change is to move forward toward the self-publishing phase […]

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