Tag Archives: muse

What’s with this inner Hallmark Channel voice in my writing?!

photo credit: zen via photopin cc     I’ve lost Faulkner and gained a Lifetime movie… Ugh. I don’t know what has happened to me, but I’m not pleased. Has my muse changed shape? If so, no offense, but I’d … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block Moved In

If you’ve followed this blog or read some of my posts, you’ve probably gathered that I don’t usually have writer’s block. That doesn’t mean that what I write is stellar, but it does mean that USUALLY I have something to … Continue reading

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Banana Split for My Baby, a Glass of Plain Water for Me – My muse looks a lot like Louis Prima these days

photo credit: rizkapb via photo pin cc     Legend – The Story of the Lotierie Family We are nearing the end of JuNoWriMo/CampNaNoWriMo. I’m 10k behind on my word count, but I’m a glutton for punishment and an overachiever a multi-tasker, … Continue reading

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I’m suffering a Pantster attack

Pantster Tendencies Attack photo credit: tochis via photo pin cc June 1st, 2012 – JuNoWriMo kicks off. I’ve been planning to do this for a few months now. By planning, I mean brainstorming, outlining, thinking about character motivation, story arc, setting, key plot points. … Continue reading

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What’s That Smell?

Another Trigger for Inspiration Inspired by a comment from Andi Klemm about smell being an inspiration for her in a discussion about the muse, I thought I would list some of the smells get my Southern writing MOJO brewing: 1) … Continue reading

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I Keep My Muse in My Sock Drawer

How Did You Think of That? I recently was given the opportunity to write a guest post for Jean BookNerd’s blog about the inspiration behind Josephine: Red Dirt & Whiskey. I wish that I had a magical answer to give … Continue reading

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Trying to Reform – A Former Pantster – NaNoWriMo

The countdown clock on NaNoWriMo.org is still ticking away. Nov. 1 is getting closer by the second. October is winding down, and I am about mid-way through my mountain of planning worksheets – character arcs and biographies, outlining, scene setting … Continue reading

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