It’s Written….Now What?

It was a great feeling. I sat back and looked at it wondering, could it be true? After all this time, I was done? I’d never finished a story before. I was always great at starting a story and then life would get in the way making me put it to the side never to … Continue reading

An unused chapter

Who knows…maybe this could be a start of another story.  I’m segmenting them into smaller sections for more postings.  Interesting to see how I started out and ended up, though.  I’ve changed all the names so it’s more ‘original.’  Enjoy, but remember, it is unedited and subject to change 🙂 _________ Never Say Never Sophie … Continue reading

I’m a Big, Fat, Chicken

There.  I said it.  I am a chicken.  I will freely admit that I’m terrified.  Of what you might ask?  I guess it boils down to plain, old rejection. You know how I found this out?  I’m a part of a website called She Writes.  Now, I’m not as active on there as I probably … Continue reading

Writing

So I’ve decided to do more blog posts.  *yea*  I got lazy.  Well, I got writing lazy.  I tend to do that when I have too much on my mind.  But, last week I did something fun.  I took a simple quote and turned it into the beginning of what could possibly be another story. … Continue reading

An Untitled Idea

Hi all!  Thought I’d share a little something with you.   Please note that this is unedited and subject to change.  This is also untitled.   ___________________________________________________ “I have a proposition for you.” Those six little words didn’t mean much when Neal Caprio first said them to me.  So he had something to offer me. … Continue reading

Road Block

As a writer you know you are going to have days where you need to back away from your project and take a breather.   It comes with the territory.  Lets face it, we all need a break.  After a few days, or however long it takes, you come back to it with all sorts … Continue reading

Creating Emotion Within Dialogue

Originally posted on Ingrid's Notes:
By Jeff Schill I love dialogue. To me, a story is all about the characters.  And I especially enjoy when these characters interact with one other.  But at the same time, dialogue can fall flat when it does not resonate or make the reader feel something. Dialogue is much…