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Twisted Tales: Writing a Fairy Tale

The classic fairy tales we grew up with have a place inside my heart. I love them and I've really come to love the new renditions of them in twisted tales. Some of my favorites include The Lunar Chronicles, Beastly, Spinning Silver, and Ella Enchanted. They each tell tales we have heard before, but they… Continue reading Twisted Tales: Writing a Fairy Tale

Sunday Story Segment, writing

Hero : Asena Ch. 13

Feel free to check out the earlier chapters of Asena first.    “What are you doing here?” I asked. My eyes were wide and my hands balled into fists. This could not be happening. Not now.  “Can’t I just stop by?” he asked, his charming grin that had let him pull a thousand cons sliding… Continue reading Hero : Asena Ch. 13

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Bluffing : Asena Ch. 12

The next chapter in Asena is here and the spunky detective has some surprises in store for her! It has been a while since the latest update so feel free to check out the earlier chapters of Asena first.    My office usually felt like a second home. I had slept here many nights and… Continue reading Bluffing : Asena Ch. 12

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Looking for an affordable and experienced editor for your novel?

Writing is a long and difficult process. So when you make it to the end and finally have a finished draft of your novel, there will be a huge sense of relief...and confusion. What does the next step look like? Now that you've got this done, how do you keep going? Most likely, you want… Continue reading Looking for an affordable and experienced editor for your novel?

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Story Prompt #16

You have received your first quest. Rescue a damsel trapped on an island in the middle of the sea. The only problem. You’re terrified of water.   Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have a chance to be published on my site with a link to your page. Have fun writing!

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Dialogue #10

“I think I love you.” “Don’t worry, the feeling will go away.” “And if it doesn’t?” “The curse will take care of you.”   Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have a chance to be published on my site with a link to your page. Have fun writing!

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Story Prompt #15

There’s a locked door in an old abandoned building you and your friends walk by every day. They always try the handle it has never opened. Today, you try the handle and it creaks open.   Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have a chance to be published on my site… Continue reading Story Prompt #15

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10 Classic Novels to Read in 2020

1.Pride and Prejudice For anyone who has ever felt awkward in love, there is character you will relate to. This witty, charming, and flirty book will have you laughing from the first chapter! This is maybe my favorite classic of all time!  To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee weaves a harrowing tale of racial discrimination… Continue reading 10 Classic Novels to Read in 2020