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Un Grand Merci

I am packed. I dug out my travel toiletries, picked out the books for the long plane ride, rolled up my black and gray clothing, and emptied the SD card on my camera. 720 more words

Writing Life

Marc's Marks

It never hurts to have a legacy. Many fight their entire lives for one whether they are a middle child seeking attention or a 5’6” emperor of France. 604 more words

Techniques for Masterful Writing

 A Summary of K.M. Weiland’s  “Write Like a Master”

By Karen DeMers Dowdall

My summary of K.M. Weiland’s excellent article presented in Writer’s Digest, Work Book: Exercises and Tips for Honing Specific Aspects of Your Writing… 251 more words

About Writing


My father used to drive an Opel, and I loved the lightning bolt logo.  A friend in college drove a sleek, low, Stingray-like Opel GT… 213 more words

Tactless Observations


My parents were pretty strict with me when I was growing up. I wasn’t really allowed to watch much TV or play any video games. Their reasoning was that TV and video games would make me stupid and violent. 257 more words


Backstory Elements: Resume

Since releasing Backstory just last week, we’ve seen an incredible amount of people add the feature to their pages. As you’re building out your Backstory, we want to share some great pages and tips to help you create one that attracts others to you. 198 more words



My writing has been a bit lackluster lately. Now it’s not, because I finally have something to look forward to. Yes, I realize that I am still in the middle of a writing project, but November is only two months away, really, and I’ve figured out what I’m going to do for NaNoWriMo this year. 279 more words

Joy Of Writing