Strangest Google search in service of Story

Strangest Google search in service of Story

November 6 question – What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled when researching a story? Thanks to the awesome co-hosts of the IWSG – Sadira Stone, Patricia Josephine, Lisa Buie-Collard, Erika Beebe, and C. Lee McKenzie! Ah, you...
The most honest opening line of a memoir –

The most honest opening line of a memoir –

Shh-h, be quiet. My husband is writing a memoir. ‘Tis true. It’s a sort of introduction of ‘who I am’ to his men’s group. At church. Therefore, he’s not apt to use the meme quote… Ya think?! But, wouldn’t it be the best...
Hey Writer Lady: Which Character is YOU?

Hey Writer Lady: Which Character is YOU?

http://insecure writers support network blog July 3 question: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)? If you are a friend of mine – and even if you’re not – you may have heard me say, “I enjoy my characters and their world...
Language is Everything

Language is Everything

Language is Beauty – words, rhythm, turns of phrase. Language is deathless – once written, it can be seen forever, uncensored like thoughts and spoken words. Language has a beat and singers sing to it, drummers drum to it, audiences enjoy it. Few other critters in...
Dreams are… realized.

Dreams are… realized.

Dreams are restorative, of that, we are assured. My physician ordered sleeping pills during my active treatment for breast cancer and angst. A dozen years later, I’m still on the pill. I sleep well and dream long. It’s said that dreams are both the love...