February 2016 – 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 mean you use the prompt as your title, somewhere in…

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        Some writers see plotting as a jumbled up bowl of spaghetti beyond their ability to comprehend. It is, by far, the most nerve-wracking aspect of the writing process.  The most boring is editing, but that’s another subject.  You may see plotting much like this first chart:                 While it gets from A to…

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Meet new author K. L. Holloway with today’s interview. Name: K.L. Holloway Latest Release: Cracked But Never Broken, book 1 in the Laughing P Series Genre: Romance/Suspense Email: k.l.holly@outlook.com K.L. Holloway was born during the hot summer of 1987 to the typical American family. Living miles from the nearest kid, she found solace in books…

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Jessie Bishop Powell grew up in rural Ohio. She now lives in Montgomery, Alabama with her husband and their two children. She has Master’s Degrees in English and Library Science from the University of Kentucky. Jessie’s first book, Divorce: A Love Story was published as an e-book by Throwaway Lines in 2011. The Marriage at…

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Robbie Cox lives in sunny Florida where he spends his days taxiing his family to various places while jotting down the many crazy thoughts inside his head. While the girls (his affectionate name for the three ladies he lives with) and he enjoy traveling, they prefer to do it with great friends and their family….

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A lot of people don’t realize that depression is an illness. I don’t wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it. ~Jonathan Davis Where you are at now does not erase where you have been. That person you were before,…

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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 made an appearance in another story and changed it. We had wonderful fun twisting the fairy tales. When we…

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You’re a writer and you’re familiar with the challenges of finding time for your own writing in a normal day. I promised you last week I’d tell you more about how that looks when you’re a ghostwriter. Chaos happens, maybe even more so when you work from home full-time. There are a lot of variables…

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We are delighted to add another publisher to Our Write Side affiliates. Crimson Edge Press is a small press that focuses on fantasy, dystopia, and historical fiction. Joshua Robertson, the founder of Crimson Edge, took time to answer some questions for us. You can also find answers to specific publisher questions at the end of…

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