Category Archives: Writing

Con Review: SHU MFA final residency

This past week, I finally made it to my last residency with Seton Hill University to earn my Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing Popular Fiction. I met a lot of fantastic people and reconnected with many more. Here’s … Continue reading

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Writer Poetry

Here’s something I dug up from July 2012. It’s apparently some of my entertaining poetry about being a writer. I’m hoping someday to get some of my poetry published, but for now, maybe I’ll just keep posting these fun ones … Continue reading

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Homework for Today

This is my homework for today. Any guesses what I’m working on? 🙂

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Article Review: You Have to Start with Something, So It Might As Well Be Something Like This by Gary A. Braunbeck

My first article assignment for the Reading in the Genre: The Haunted for my Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction through Seton Hill University is from Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction. The article is … Continue reading

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25 Days of Writing Challenge: Day 4

Day 4: What world does your character exist in? Real or imagined? Scientific? Fantastical? Write a scene where your character is shown in their world. Cyla heard boots and low conversation approaching the communications section and swiveled her chair to … Continue reading

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25 Days of Writing Challenge: Day 3

Day 3: Think about the character you created for Day 2. Write their seven word biography. Space encompassed her entire heart and soul.

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25 Days of Writing Challenge: Day 2

Day 2: Create a character. Write a brief scene of them in a setting. Also use this paragraph to introduce the character to the reader by how they react to their setting. “Black Knight to Green Ring, over.” The silence from … Continue reading

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25 Days of Writing Challenge: Day 1

25 Days of Writing Challenge Day 1: Write a biography your life. Only use a seven word sentence. Travel the world, meet new people, disappear.

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25 Days of Writing Challenge: Day 17

Day 17: Your character has fallen in love. With who? Is it serious? Are they in a relationship with this person? How did they meet? Write a scene of your character either contemplating this significant other or directly interacting with … Continue reading

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25 Days of Writing Challenge: Day 16

Day 16: Your character is going on a trip. Where to? Who with, if anyone? Why are they going on a trip? Write a scene of them either getting ready or departing on their journey. The sun sank below the … Continue reading

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