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Three Ways To Skyrocket Blah #Writing To Amazing

  Last night I read my short story to an audience of 80+. My son, brother, and some friends came out to hear me read and accept my award, which made me a little nervous but their presence meant a lot to me. The positive comments afterward helped lift me up from the weariness I and… Continue reading Three Ways To Skyrocket Blah #Writing To Amazing

revisions, senses, show don't tell, writing tips

Painting Pictures

          Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. ~Anton  ChekhovOne primary commandment stands out in my mind about learning the craft of writing. I heard this over and over again: Show don't Tell. Mr. Chekhov up there on the header gave a great… Continue reading Painting Pictures