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” I Commiserate.” The Trauma of Trilogies

By Donna Gillespie and Beth S.  While working on the third book of my Light Bearer series, I wrote this post, The Trauma of Trilogies.  Thank you, Beth S.  for a great dialogue on the process and for your permission … Continue reading

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52 WEEKS + 52 CONSISTENT BLOG POSTINGS = GRAND INROADS INTO STORY AND CHARACTERS.

by Raji Singh      An imperative for writing fiction is to write consistently.  Do so, even if you have work or other time constraints.  Find an an hour, two, or three daily, five or six days a week.  Above all … Continue reading

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THE PARADE OF STORYTELLERS THROUGH THE AGES HAS BUT ONE GRAND MARSHALL – IMAGINATION.

by Raji Singh      ‘Of course it never ever happened.  But wouldn’t it be fun if it did.’ What better premise for writing fiction or composing for oral storytelling? Maybe an event that really did occur is interesting, yet deserves … Continue reading

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HOW A TALE IS BORN

by Raji Singh    The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  We adventure ourselves away in 1,001 Arabian nights, and travel the Canterbury trails seeking … Continue reading

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Concerto Petite for Miss Shelva

By Raji Singh Writers should strive to utilize a character’s chains of emotions to broaden, complicate, or redirect his or her story.  This change of emotion always must be valid and believable.  It is the writer’s charge to do it … Continue reading

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TAKING A LITTLE BREAK AT THE FICTION HOUSE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, breaking the news of the death of….“A successful business person, he was known to proudly brag of working 16 hours a day, usually 6 … Continue reading

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The Trauma of Trilogies

By Donna Gillespie When I first made the jump from short stories to a novel, I used to say that if the raw excitement of getting swept up in a short story could be compared to starting an affair, writing … Continue reading

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Even The Greats Wrote Some Trash: by Leonard Bishop

When I was young, I believed that if you had real writing talent, the words just poured out of your pen like honey.  No need to stop or ponder, unless it was to find an even more beautiful phrase.  A … Continue reading

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Because I Have Something to Say!

Because I Have Something to Say!.

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Because I Have Something to Say!

By Catherine Hedge Anyone who uses the phrase, “indomitable”  must have met my writing mentor, the late Leonard Bishop.  He grew up in conditions of poverty and violence that would destroy most of us.  He believed, despite all the contrary … Continue reading

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