Tag Archives: IWSG

Short stories old and new

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The March 2017 question: Have you ever pulled out a really old story and reworked it? Did it work out? My … Continue reading

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Monsters in art

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The February IWSG question: How has being a writer changed your experience as a reader? My answer: Actually, being a writer … Continue reading

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About my heroes

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The IWSG January question:  What writing rule do you wish you’d never heard? My answer: There is a current trend in … Continue reading

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Romance vs. fantasy

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The IWSG question this month: In terms of your writing career, where do you see yourself five years from now, and … Continue reading

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Fanfiction

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The IWSG question this month: What is your favorite aspect of being a writer? My answer: Hard to tell. I love … Continue reading

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Of names and pseudonyms

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The IWSG question this month: When do you know your story is ready? My answer: That’s a thousand dollar question. I’m … Continue reading

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Sequels and series

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group.  The IWSG question for September: How do you find the time to write in your busy day? My answer: It doesn’t apply … Continue reading

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Modern vocabulary in fantasy stories

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group.  I talked about vocabulary before. The topic is of interest to me. Now, I’m returning to it with a new twist. Recently … Continue reading

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First sentence or first paragraph

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group.  A few weeks ago, Jennifer Crusie, one of my favorite writers, wrote a post on her blog about first sentences in stories. … Continue reading

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Vocabulary big or small

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group.  Today, I’m going to mull on the words the writers use in their stories. The issue of fiction vocabulary is hotly debated. … Continue reading

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