Monthly Archives: October 2015

Book Review: Blackfern Girls by Elizabeth Yon – Our Write Side

Title: Blackfern Girls Author: Elizabeth Yon Genre: Paranormal Amazon Rating: 5 stars Goodreads Blurb: Girlhood is hard. Surviving it in the strange wilderness of Blackfern County is a challenge like no other. Elizabeth Yon’s Blackfern Girls entices with parlor tricks, whispers of abandonment, and tempts innocence

Back to Square One – Our Write Side

Welcome to “Coldly Calculating: Writing by the Numbers.” I 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

A Way With Words: Going the Distance – Our Write Side

Tomato, tomahto… potato, potahto… farther, further… It is not simply a disagreement about pronunciation, there is a difference in definition. Confusion with words and phrases such as farther and further, fewer and less than, and over and more than, is the difference in dimensional context and

Master Class Monday – Our Write Side

The Master Class has returned! Every week, I will introduce you to three prompts. Choose one, write about it, link up, and move to the head of the class. It’s that simple. The rules: Read the prompts. Write a story answering the prompt. This can

Introducing Raising Voices – Our Write Side

Just as a good rain clears the air, a good writing day clears the psyche. Julia Cameron, The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life Here in the blogosphere we all have a similar goal; to have our voices heard. And,

Introducing Fractured Fridays | Our Write Side

A couple of summers ago, I had the great fun of collaborating with other writers to produce “Flip Flop Fiction.” Using the Mad Hatter and his hat as the mode of time travel, characters from one story would make an appearance in another story and