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A Quick Tip for Finding Writing Inspiration

Ahh, a new writing project. Or adding on to current ones. Whatever it is, there’s nothing worst than running out of ideas. When you’re stuck on a project without inspiration, the place to start is with what you have already done. There are always new ideas lurking in the corners and crevasses of what you’ve already done. The problem comes…

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Short Stories, Writing

Stort Story: A Sucking Wound

The door was locked. Axel jiggled the handle again anyway. “What? Still no luck? Imagine that.” Martis’s rasping voice, dripping with more sarcasm than blood, was an ever unwelcome intrusion. “Piss off.” Axel kicked the door for the umpteenth time before turning around and scanning the dimly lit broom-closet of a room.  The cramped space was made smaller by the…

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Writing

David and Goliath

I was reading this story as I was thinking of what to write for today’s blog post. One thing that strikes me every time I’m reading a biblical story is how well it depicts human nature. We humans are such foolish idiots.  That may be an odd take away from a story like David and Goliath, but it is what…

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Lists, Writing

Good Enough

Good enough? Wha— what blasphemy is this?! It must be perfect! (Whatever ‘it’ happens to be) Everyone knows (at least in their heart of hearts they do) that perfectionism isn’t productive. With my day job work, I’m used to hearing the phrase ‘It doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to work.’ I nod and agree, then go about…

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Writing

Tips for the writing life

Here’s a short, non-extensive, list of somethings I do to make my writing life easier. 1. Coffee Coffee, tea, etc… This is given. 2. List of Potential character names This was something I started doing before I even began writing. I have a file on my computer with every name idea, good and bad, that’s I’ve had for the last…

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