Three Line Tales - A short story told in three sentences.
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I review a serialized epic and subversive drama about fairy tales and interior design.
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If you drink coffee, how do you like it best? Hot, cold, iced, with cream, with sugar or black as black? Usually black. Sometimes with cream. Never sweet. In your opinion, what’s the greatest invention of our age? The internet. Global warming? Reality or myth? Oh, it's real alright. Are you an explorer or more … Continue reading Sharing my World – September 24, 2018
"MS. CHARNES, IN your opinion, what are the strengths and weaknesses of romance and/or relationship in YA Fiction?" My head bobs up. I had been looking out the window, dozing with my eyes open. "Wha... Huh?" My professor looks all smug, like catching me daydreaming on a Friday afternoon is oh-so rare. "I'll repeat the … Continue reading Young Love
I'm always looking for advice on how to improve my writing. Today, I stumbled upon C.S. Lewis's 1956 letter to a young fan named Joan Lancaster. I think he pretty much summed it up. The full letter is worth a read, too. 1. Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear … Continue reading On Writing
"AS HURRICANE FLORENCE continues to dump an unprecedented amount of rain on the Carolinas, emergency crews are working tirelessly to rescue those trapped--" Molly turned off the television and rolled over, her robe tightening around her legs. Hurricane Florence, day four. Trapped inside the house with three children under ten and a stir-crazy husband. Molly … Continue reading 3TC: September 16, 2018
My short story, We Are All Stardust, took up so much time that I got behind on my favorite weekly posts and challenges. These questions are from August 13. A class you wish you would have taken? Fiction writing. It's not too late. I plan on taking a class on fiction writing someday. Time and … Continue reading Sharing My World – August 13, 2018