The Unfinished Song

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A dancer and a warrior must fight Death's Curse to save the fae. 

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I'm going to try NaNoWriMo this year. I have two novels I'm working on at the same time. I'm not sure if this is a good idea or not! (Probably not.) But there you go. If you want to be writing buddies, I'm taramaya88 [...]

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9 Essential Elements of a Scene   Some scenes are easy to write. They just flow naturally from the scene before. They seem to pour out of your fingers.You know the kind of scene I mean. It’s easy to write from beginning to end, it has a natural arc, it has a natural conflict. I love writing scenes like that. I’m sure everybody loves writing scenes like that. But [...]

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I’m Back At Work Writing, Blogging…and now Vlogging

  I'm back from maternity leave and I'll be popping up on my blog and on YouTube. I'm writing full time again...YAY! I'm so excited and pleased to be back in the saddle.   In a fit of enthusiasm, I vowed to start vlogging every day, and, indeed, recorded a week's worth of material in the first week. However, even without recording in a studio or doing any [...]

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A Bar in Texas

So I don't live in Texas (or close enough to drive there, unfortunately) but I keep finding fun things there that make me just a little jealous. Take for instance, the movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse. This is a really awesome theater, stadium seating and small tables, where you can have a meal while you watch a movie. Or cereal while you watch old cartoons. There is on [...]

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