Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2016’

Winds of Change are Blowing

The more things change, the more things stay the same.  Hmmm…. That’s an annoying cliche. How about, when one door …

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Who Are Your Heroes?

It was shocking to hear the news that rock god David Bowie died. Shocking again two days later to lose …

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Fresh Fiction

It’s been said before – Holly’s students publish! Many of us are pursuing self publishing. But many are also becoming …

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Overcoming Writer’s Block

We all know the feeling. Having stories, well ideas for stories anyway, floating around in your head, but somehow not …

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Genre Swapping

It has been said that a certain, well-loved sci-fi franchise is really nothing more than a western in space. One …

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Thirty Words Will Set You Free

Members of How to Think Sideways have always contended with the challenge of defining an entire story with a single …

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Offensive Writing

Sometimes characters in stories say, do, or believe things that would be offensive if they happened in real life. Sometimes …

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Hop ‘Til You Drop

We’re doing it again, and you’re invited! What is it we’re doing? A blog hop, of course. On January 27th, …

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To boldly go…

Grammar and punctuation are interesting subjects to many writers. It’s not so much that we care about them for their …

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Prepublication Palpitations

Does the prospect of publication give you butterflies? Finally pulling the cord on the publication parachute after all the meticulous …

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