Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy 2012 – Live it UP with your hands in the air.

Roller coasters are one of those places where raising your hands in the air takes confidence. The ride is full of twists and turns and fast-moving downward spirals. Loosening your grip on the upturn is easy. It’s the ride from … Continue reading

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Bolos ties in to horror. “Fiend” is the manifestation.

“Nothing much happens in the sleepy resort town of Larkin, Wisconsin. Until Adam, the town’s sheriff, begins having the same nightmare over and over. Is it a sign of things to come or is Adam just going insane?When Adam is … Continue reading

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A Christmas Fairy Tale…

Twas the night before writing, and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a computer mouse. The computer was on screensaver, the graphics so bold, A vacation for two, so the story was told.   The … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays! Are you ready to spice it up? The managing editor of 10dbc says, “Don’t waste any thyme. Start writing today.”

We have new programs to enrich your senses. 1.)  Earn money for reading. Become a “Read (red) Head.” A new program for readers in 10 Day Book Clubs. Readers earn $75 per assigned virtual book club. See details on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts swirl and desires dance as words sing motion and sway text. There’s harmony in good writing.

This Blog was written from a 14-day holiday writing retreat. Join me. Now through December 30. Write everyday! According to Self-Publishing Resources 2011, it takes an average of 475 hours to write a novel. People lack time to change from … Continue reading

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Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very;” your editor will delete it & the writing will be just as it should be. – Twain

Mark Twain had a good point adding “damn” to delete unnecessary words. He was born during a visit by Halley’s Comet, and predicted he would “go out with it” as well. He died the day following the comet’s subsequent return. … Continue reading

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“Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Schweitzer

Appreciation… Albert Schweitzer At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. Ever have … Continue reading

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