Tag Archives: Writing

IWSG – Thinking sideways + A to Z challenge – Letter F

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ APRIL QUESTION: Are you a risk-taker when writing? Do you try something radically different in style/POV/etc. or add controversial topics to … Continue reading

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Her blond hair

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I decided to forgo this month’s optional question, because I’ve already talked about my reading preferences in several previous posts. Instead, … Continue reading

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About an enchanted elephant

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: Has a single photo or work of art ever inspired a story? What was it and did you finish … Continue reading

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Series recap in romance

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lately, many genre writers took to writing series, three, four, five books, sometimes up to twenty or more. Some authors write … Continue reading

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Kindle or paper

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently re-read a novel Arabella by Georgette Heyer, a delightful historical romance by one of my favorite writers. The novel … Continue reading

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Killers and what we think of them

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled in researching a story? MY ANSWER: A homemade bomb. In my short … Continue reading

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The size of your gift

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently read Kurt Vonnegut’s 1987 novel Bluebeard for the first time. The book is powerful, and it touched on a … Continue reading

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Good is good, isn’t it?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I don’t remember why, but I recently visited the Goodreads page of one of my all-time favorite books, Tinker by Wen … Continue reading

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Change is inevitable

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. I found the wise quote above on the internet, of course. Whether or not Heraclitus said these exact words, his idea is … Continue reading

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To beat or not to beat

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)? MY ANSWER: I’m sure no one would be surprised by … Continue reading

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