Month: March 2017

For authors, by authors, one word at a time

On Hearing Voices

No.  I’m not talking about literal voices.  What I am referring to are the different voices we refer to in writing.  There are two specific voices, and a few notes on style, to consider.  The first is character voice, and the second is author voice.  Then there is author style and editing problems to consider. …
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March 29, 2017 0

Coldly Calculating: The Whole Nine Yards

  A.L. Mabry will be your host each week as we probe the darker corners of your imagination. This series is meant to help feed your mystery/horror muse, so try to give us chills! The prompt is open to interpretation, but try to include the phrase somewhere in your piece. This Week’s Prompt This phrase…
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March 29, 2017 0

I solemnly swear

Welcome to Two for Tuesday, where you are offered two similar, yet distinct, words to spark your imagination. One prompt will be an ordinary, oft used word. The other prompt will be a little more expressive, maybe even unfamiliar. Each word will include a definition to help get you started. “The most valuable of all talents is that…
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