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Christmas Movies

It’s a few days before Christmas, and I still have shopping to do and presents to wrap.  And cookies to bake. Forgot about that.  So what am I going to do tonight? Watch a Christmas movie, of course.  Because, Christmas movie. Enough said. In general, I’m a terrible movie watcher, which is ironic for a […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #21

Since I have you attention–big news!  You can download a whole book of prompts for free, free, free! I wrote the book for NoiseTrade, which is a really cool site.  I'll write more about it after Christmas, but for now, go check it out.  And don't forget that there are tons more prompts on my […]

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Keep Calm and Carry On With Your Writing

Raise your hand if, with 13 days to Christmas you are overwhelmed.  Raise both hands if, with all the extra to-dos on your list, your writing is suffering. I thought so.  Me, too.  There is shopping to finish, presents to wrap, decorating the house, writing Christmas cards, and on and on.  And even if you […]

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Advent for Writers

For as long as I can remember, December has been a creative time for me.  This used to puzzle me.  Why would the darkest time of the year be a rich, fertile period?  For so many, the gloomy short days are depressing and anything but creative.  Wouldn't it make more sense for my wildly creative […]

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Christmas and Holiday Greetings

Merry Christmas, or Happy Holidays, whichever you prefer. I have to admit I'm stumped.  I want to write a heartfelt, heartwarming, heart full Christmas message to you, one that's not corny and cliched.  And I'm not sure I can. Because Christmas is all about corny (like the wonderfully tacky Night Before Christmas clock that chimes […]

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