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Happy Anniversary!

Seven years ago today I had an idea and I created DarWrites. This month is a celebration of my anniversary – and I am so glad you’re here sharing it with me! To celebrate, I’m going to share some pretty … Continue reading

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June Roundup

Hey, writers! In case you missed a few posts, I’m sending you this roundup of posts. I hope the writing is going well for you. Keep at it!   My Posts Bones and Stones: A short story with an anthropological … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets #3

  Hey, writer. How’s it going? I hope you’re having a fabulous week and are looking forward to work and everything else life has to offer. But I’ve got a question for you, and for being brave, I’ll let you … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five

In Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.’s Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children’s Crusade, a soldier bounces through time, meets aliens, and relives points in his life, centering around Dresden, Germany, during his tour during the Second World War. Vonnegut uses anaphora for a comical, … Continue reading

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What If: The Deserted Island Scenario

This post is about a question. What if? Instead of taking about the question and the meaning for your writing, I’m going to deep dive in and I’m sure you’ll see the benefit. Ready? Here we go.     What … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Blog Posts This Year!

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My Top 3 Writer Insecurities and 3 Things to Combat Them

    Hey, writers! How are you doing? Did you write last week? Are you writing this week? Today we are covering a special topic, one that applies to every writer I have ever met from newbies to professionals. I … Continue reading

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Orphaned Puppy Writing Prompt

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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets #2

Good morning, writer. Do you have coffee? Tea? Something to drink? Because this is vital to your happiness and health – find something delicious and join me for a writerly chat. Let’s talk about writing [and then go write!]. But … Continue reading

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A Weekly Writing Recipe

  22 hours of good writing 22 hours of editing 15 hours of paperwork or marketing 15 hours of research 1 1/2 days off to recover 17 hours of reading 6 hours of writing exercises 3 hours at writers group … Continue reading

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