Interesting Headlines

What’s the most interesting news headline you saw today?  Bonus: Do you read the news every day? Or do you find it not worth your time? Why? #postaweek2011 I think the only headline I saw today was while I was in Red Brick Pizza waiting for my pizza and CNN…

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Character Development

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHEET  I have a screenplay writing workbook that I use sometimes to help me define my characters, but I always wondered who I’d be if I were a character in a book.  So based on some of the character development questions asked in the workbook, I’m going to…

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Everyday Poetry -1

Recently, I’ve begun to write poetry.  I don’t know where the inspiration comes from, but Dr. Seuss-like rhyming schemes appear in my head in short, quick bursts.  If I don’t write them down quickly, I forget them.  They are about odd, everyday subjects ranging from the frustration of being a…

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Post A Week

As usual, I’m a little late in getting started, a day late and a dollar short, as they say.  The story of my life.  But I’m going to commit to a post of some sort once a week, because I neglect my blog, although I see it gets more traffic…

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ONE – 5 On Forgiveness

What if every time you hold a grudge against someone else, it’s more about holding a grudge against yourself? You won’t let go. That person who wronged you touched a chord in you, probably something you’ve been hanging onto since childhood and you can’t let go. You can’t forgive yourself and you can’t forgive others.

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Writer at War – 3

You want to get published? The first rule is, don’t bother writing the book of your heart. Write something’s that commercially viable. If you manage to combine those two and do it well, congratulations. You might become a best-selling author in record time. Or…you might not.

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Two Hundred Words on My Hair

When “older” women color their hair it often looks unnatural. Your face, your body, your neck, your hands, everything else gives you away. You’re old-er. Perfectly blond or red or brunette hair sometimes doesn’t look quite right because you should be gray or white or a bit of both to match your face and your body.

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ONE – Three

In a healthy relationship of any sort there’s give and take, and you are constantly “refueled” so to speak by the other person giving back to you. But when all you do is give and the other individual either can’t or won’t give back, eventually you’re drawing on an empty tank.

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Writer At War – 2

You might think there’s a lot of genius involved in writing fiction, but if that were true, it doesn’t explain why there’s so much writing that just isn’t that good. Unless there’s a new definition of genius of which I’m not aware.

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