Monthly Archives: June 2013

Anatomy of an edit: Part 4

Capbreton. Photo courtesy of Makunin, @ Pixabay It’s that time again. Today’s prompt: Target Word Count : 200 (give or take 10) I saw the picture at 02:00 this morning, and couldn’t really think of what do to with it. … Continue reading

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Poetry: Part 1 overivew

It’s strange, I’ve been writing lyrics and poetry for so long,  and yet, when asked to explain it,  I can’t.   I mean, sure I can explain the mechanics of poetry: how its put together, but how do you go … Continue reading

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FlashFiction rewrite

Yesterday I posted my edits for the flash fiction contest I’d entered, taking the story down to it’s required 150 words (give or take 25), and I said, that it would be a better story if I could take it … Continue reading

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The anatomy of an edit: Part III

Another Friday!Flash, and another post writing break down. This time the prompt was the Mona Lisa – word count 150 give or take 25.   Admittedly that gave me a lot more leeway than last week’s challenge, but I was … Continue reading

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Writing, an excuse for learning

(as if I really need an excuse) In case you haven’t figured out by now, I am a learning junkie.  It started when I was child and my mom and dad would do their cryogen demonstration*  for the boy scouts … Continue reading

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The anatomy of an edit, part II

Friday was once again ‘Flash!Friday’ and I almost didn’t participate.  I didn’t have anything, not really and the word count requirement was even more challenging: 100 words, no more, no less. At 18:00 I sat down and told myself “If … Continue reading

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Never take a scientist to a Science Fiction Movie

While I was writing about the woes of taking a writer to the movies, I remembered my own childhood,  and having to tell my dad: “just sit back and watch…” I was too young to know the phrase “suspension of … Continue reading

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