Monthly Archives: September 2009

What’s It To You?

What’s It To You? By Liz Sheffield She quickly realized that the only other nudists on the beach were all men. Seeing this, Sara stumbled as one of her pink flip flops became stuck in one of the rocks. Staggering, … Continue reading

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First sentence continued

A few weeks ago I read about using the technique of drafting several first sentences to free up one’s creative juices. I thought it sounded fun, so I wrote a few sentences and posted them here at Motherlogue for voting. … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Questions for Ficiton Writers

I found this info thanks to a link from Jane Friedman’s blog, No Rules. Friedman is an editor at Writer’s Digest. Her blog is a great collection of her thoughts, links to good info and the like. This particular link … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Mind maps

This week I found myself bumbling around when it came to writing. Frankly, I’ve been wondering what to make of the first sentence that “won” the poll a few weeks ago and which I said I’d use to write some … Continue reading

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First sentence will be…

For those of you who voted in the First Sentence poll, the sentence I will be using to draft some flash fiction is: She quickly realized that the only other nudists on the beach were all men. Come back next … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Fred Rogers (aka Mr. Rogers)

My rekindled interest in Mr. Rogers and his work began when my first son was about three years old and we borrowed some DVDs of the Mr. Rogers Neighborhood television show from the library. After watching the first show I … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: A Novel Approach

I stumbled upon a blog I’ve been enjoying: Ask Allison. The blogger is Allison Winn Scotch, author of Time Of My Life. This past week, Allison had an interview with Joanne Rendell whose second novel, Crossing Washington Square, is forthcoming. … Continue reading

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