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Writing the Dreaded Novel Synopsis? These 2 Simple Hacks Will Help – by Anne R. Allen… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Writing a novel synopsis doesn’t have to be a miserable chore. I have yet to meet a writer who enjoys writing a novel synopsis. Unfortunately, we all need to write them. Yes, even self-publishers. I sometimes see people in writing … Continue reading

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Storms, Dogs, and Visiting

Today there was a massive storm!  Rain fell so fast and so hard it was white outside the window!  Thunder rumbled overhead and the lightning was so intense it took out the modem!  There was a super-loud “SNAP!” and all … Continue reading

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 Tried to post this earlier but a little housework and bill paying took up more time than I expected, so here it is in early evening and I am finally sitting still long enough to begin writing for the day.  … Continue reading

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Cool Rain

Rain is hitting the tin roof of the house and all else is quiet.  Cars aren’t going up and down the road very much.  Birds are singing joyfully as if they are giving thanks for the rain.  The dogs are … Continue reading

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Good Water At Last

Being back in the country has challenges I’d forgotten about after living so long in an urban area where the conveniences are many.  There is public transportation for wheelchairs here, which I am so very thankful for!  However, instead of … Continue reading

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I Found Some Giant Robots I Like!

I finally found some BIG robots I like!  You do not understand how big a deal this is in my family.  The Husband, Cheyenne, and nearly every other friend, especially male friend I have is seriously into the anime Robotech™ … Continue reading

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25 Writing Contests in July 2018 – No entry fees – by Erica Verrillo… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

  on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity: There are more than two dozen free writing contests in July, some of which offer substantial prizes. Every genre, form, and style is covered, from short stories, to poetry, to published … Continue reading

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O! Bullet Journal! How I Love Thee!

Where was the bullet journal all those years ago?! The YA fantasy is moving along.  I can’t say it is “quickly” moving, but it isn’t standing still, and one of the reasons I am thinking it is going so well … Continue reading

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Off To Work I Go!

The sun is shining and the shade has come over the house.  My niece, Melody, had a couple of workers come in and help her get the big things moved and the house is unrecognizable from what it was!  I … Continue reading

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