Category Archives: writing craft

The Space Between Words by Heather Sargent

Hey, writers! Please welcome hybrid writer Heather Sargent to DarWrites! Heather specializes in weaving poetry and prose – her work is really cool and I think you’ll like her advice on “The Space Between Words!” Take it away, Heather! The … Continue reading

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From the DarWrites Vault: Center of the Storm – You and Writing v.s. anxiety

Today, I need a kick in the pants to write. I’m sitting at a laundry facility, wishing I was down in the pool, waiting for words to come. And of course, when you set aside specific time to write, the … Continue reading

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Review of Stephen Zimmer’s Thunder Horizon

Genre: Fantasy Author: Stephen Zimmer Title: Thunder Horizon Series: Dark Sun Dawn Series Disclaimer: I received a copy of Thunder Horizon in exchange for a fair review. When authors send me a book, they know that I will take my … Continue reading

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Heart of a Lion Book Review

Genre: Fantasy Author: Stephen Zimmer Title: Heart of a Lion Series: Dark Sun Dawn Series Disclaimer: I received a copy of Heart of a Lion in exchange for a fair review. When authors send me a book, they know that … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets the one with the Spilled Secrets

Hey, writers. How’s the writing going? Did you write last week? Are you planning to write this week? Do you have your beverage? I do – and since it’s a billion degrees out today, I’m drinking water. Lots and lots … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules by Stacey Oberle

Hey, writers! I’d like to welcome back Stacey Oberle and thank her for her contribution to DarWrites! We are so inspired when artists join in! Thanks, Stacey!   Breaking the Rules Stacey Oberle   My muse has multiple personalities. She … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Secret to My Success

When I was in 10th grade, I played sports, did most of my homework, and worked a job after school to help out with costs. I was a latchkey kid, and often saw the TV more than I did my … Continue reading

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Leap of Faith

  Hey, writers. How’s it going? Have you written? Are you writing? It’s time to take action. Earlier this week, I wrote a poem from my future self talking to my present self – and telling 2017 Darlene to write. … 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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Coffee Talk & Writer Secrets #5: the Procrastination and Answer Post

Hey, writers. It’s time for coffee and talking. This week I made blueberry muffins to go with this talk…and they disappeared. You know I’m procrastinating when I’m cooking instead of plotting. The cooking is usually spurred on by a need … Continue reading

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