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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets

Good morning, writers. How is the writing going? Have you done your 48-hour check? Have you written in the last 24 hours? Have you planned when are you writing in the next 24? I’ve been thinking a lot about where … Continue reading

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Knit Your Writer a Plot Bunny

My Writer friends have asked me how I made the Writer’s Plot Bunnies for National Novel Writing Month. Make a writing bunny for  your favorite writer here! I’ve been told you can crochet a square as well, just follow the same dimensions! Plot Bunny Knitting Instructions 4.0 (2) Write on! Darlene DarWrites

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May Writing Goals

Here are my goals for the month. What are your writing goals? Are you doing your 48 hour check? Are you writing? I am Darlene Reilley. I’m a writer and teacher. My hands-on experience can help writers find inspiration and purpose. … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Writing

Hey, writers. I’m guest-posting about anthropology and research at AR DeClerck’s blog, Amy Reads and Writes. Come check it out: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Writing. Write on, Darlene  

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Three Things Times Three by Veronica Scott

I’m excited to announce a new guest post by Veronica Scott. Thanks, Veronica for sharing your insight in this wonderful article!   I’m honored to be one of your first science fiction romance guest authors! Thanks for inviting me to … Continue reading

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Piercing the Shadows of Cyberpunk

Dear Writers, I’d like to introduce you to a fantastic sci fi writer who loves the genre! JC Hay graciously volunteered to write a guest blog when I told him about a friend of mine who loves the genre and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance Writer Workshop

Have you always secretly wanted to be Indiana Jones? Lara Croft? How about Temperance “Bones” Brennan? Today I’m on the FF&P Blog! Come and check out my Top 10 Reasons to take the Anthropology, Archaeology, & Romance Writer Workshop. This … Continue reading

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How to Start Freelance Writing Part 3: The Website

Hey, writer. How are you doing? I hope you enjoyed Part 1 and Part 2 of this journey. Welcome to Part 3: How to Start a Freelance Writing Plan, the Website. It’s time to set up your home on the … Continue reading

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On Writing a First-Draft Novel

    All over the world, people are disappearing. They leave their normal lives. They go into private rooms. They step into another world.   Welcome to the world of the Sasquatch…the aliens…the monsters that no one wants to meet … Continue reading

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Train to Writing: a Writer’s Journey

If you’ve ever dove off a cliff into a lake, you know the most terrifying moment isn’t when you’re safe on the ground looking down, it’s the moment after you’ve stepped off the ledge and you think, oh, shit, I hope I don’t hit a rock. Then the water rushes as you plunge down to it and you hit and sink and pray. Writing is like that. Confession: recently I’ve questioned who I am as a writer and if I have the chops and want to do this job. Continue reading

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