Category Archives: Lifestyle

Release: DarWrites Writing Prompts Book 1

Hello, fabulous readers and writers! I hope you’re doing well! It’s been kind of crazy here! The most important thing is: I have big news! I spent the last few months curating a series of writing prompts I’ve created and … Continue reading

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ISWG, Science Fiction, and Birthday Greetings

ISWG, Science Fiction, and Birthday! Hey, writers. Hope you’re doing well. Today’s post is in response to the Insecure Writer’s Group question: “What do you love about the genre you write most often in?” #ISWG My answer: what’s not to … Continue reading

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Thank You, Readers!

Oh, my sunshine! Thank you, readers, for making DarWrites a fun place for writers! I really appreciate the traffic and the feedback I’ve received from this site!

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A Letter-Poem Work in Progress

  Dear Writer Girl, You say you want to write. But you’re not. Babe, you said years and years ago when you started this that you were in it for the long term.   But it comes in ebbs and … Continue reading

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3 Side-jobs for Freelance Writers I’ve Actually Made Money With

Hey, writers. How’s it going? Have you written this week? Are you planning to write next week? Since the last Coffee Talk & Writers Secrets, I have both taken a vacation [from freelancing for three days] and worked solely on … Continue reading

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Dar’s Top 10 Favorite Sci Fi TV Series

So a writer buddy asked me what my favorite science fiction tv series were…and I didn’t know. I had a list…of all the ones I loved…and realized that it was really long. In an effort to be creative and answer … Continue reading

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Read. Write. Play.

Earlier this week, I did a fun challenge on Facebook. I posted an open challenge for writers to set a goal and tell me if they reached it. Several did. When we write, we are often alone, but the thing … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Zen by A. R. DeClerck

Hey, writers. I’d like to introduce you to A. R. DeClerck, a fantastic romance writer who loves adventure! She’s tacking Zen and I love that! Take it away, A. R.!     Oftentimes, when I attend my biweekly writer’s meeting … Continue reading

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Setting Writing Goals: May 2017

Setting Writing Goals: May 2017 Hey, writer, how’s it going? Did you write in May? I hope you did. I hope you scheduled time to write and followed through with your promise to your art. I did a lot of … Continue reading

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Writer on the Go Checklist

Writing is hard. Finding the time to write in blocks with life and family can be stressful. One way to mitigate the tension is to create your own Writer on the Go Kit. Here is a handy free checklist for … Continue reading

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