Monthly Archives: February 2018

Ink Link Roundup–an infographic to help with crutch words, tips on dialogue, and German

Ink Link Roundup–an infographic to help with crutch words, tips on dialogue, and German

This week features two excellent links from Writers Write! All writers have their clutch words and phrases—it’s inevitable! This infographic, which Elisa is tempted to print off, will surely help you start to trim out the unnecessary words in your […]

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Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely sad to see the Olympics are nearly over. If you’re not, or you’re simply not an Olympics fan, you’re tired of hearing about them. Sorry! I promise my analogy today will only mention […]

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Secret Project! (I’d Tell You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You)

Secret Project! (I’d Tell You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You)

I may have a new project! I’ll keep it secret for now, because I haven’t set anything in stone. Too much depends on other people, and have you ever noticed how possibilities sometimes fizzle away if you say too much […]

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Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

As a writer, I love story details. I enjoy figuring out the minute details of my world and the little things that make my characters tick. Even when it comes to research I go overboard because I want to know everything […]

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Author Spotlight: Kathleen Kayembe

Author Spotlight: Kathleen Kayembe

It wasn’t so long ago that Kathleen covered my posts for two months while I adjusted to Life With Baby (a thing in ongoing need of adjustment, according to my posting habits of late). Awards season is here! So this […]

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Ink Link Roundup -romance as a protest genre and the legacy of Muriel Sparks

Ink Link Roundup -romance as a protest genre and the legacy of Muriel Sparks

Yes, tomorrow does happen to be Valentines Day, but Elisa is a romance junkie 365 days of the year. And this article highlighting how romance is indeed a protest genre might just help you become one too. If only we […]

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