Tag Archives: IWSG

Cover art selection

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. This Wednesday, I’m one of the co-hosts, together with my wonderful fellow co-hosts Tamara Narayan, Chemist Ken, and Renee Scattergood. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL … Continue reading

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Lies propel the truth. Do they?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Recently, I’ve written several stories where my protagonists lied. They didn’t lie for their own monetary gains or power, but they … Continue reading

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Speculative fiction sets me free

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL IWSG QUESTION: What do you love about the genre you write in most often? MY ANSWER: I mostly write speculative … Continue reading

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We need IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On this Wednesday, the first in 2018, instead of venting my frustration and insecurities, I want to thank IWSG and its … Continue reading

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Writing memoirs

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In November, I had an interesting experience. For 3 consecutive Tuesdays, I conducted a 3-part seminar on the basics of writing … Continue reading

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Femininity – what does it mean?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This month, the OPTIONAL QUESTION involves the NaNoWriMo. As I never participated in it and don’t plan to in the foreseeable … Continue reading

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Rubens and IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. This month, I’m proud to announce that I’m co-hosting the IWSG blog hop, together with the three other wonderful writers: Chemist Ken, … Continue reading

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Romance resistance syndrome

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. OPTIONAL SEPTEMBER QUESTION: Have you ever surprised yourself with your writing? (For example, by trying a new genre you didn’t think you’d … Continue reading

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Writing on spec

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL AUGUST QUESTION: What are your pet peeves when reading/writing/editing? MY ANSWER: As a reader, I have several pet peeves. One … Continue reading

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Patriotism and I

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL JULY QUESTION: What is one valuable lesson you’ve learned since you started writing? MY ANSWER: There are so many, it … Continue reading

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