Random opinions, Writing

Write what you want… wait, not like that

So this came up on twitter. Can you, someone not of a specific minority, write about that minority? It goes like this WRITER: Write what you wantMINORITY WRITER: No, you can't write OUR stories only WE canWRITER: So I can only write what I AM? Not what I know, experience, see in the world. Just… Continue reading Write what you want… wait, not like that

nanowrimo, Writing

NaNoWriMo for the win: two for the price of one

I have one NaNoWriMo for the 5th time out of 5 years. It was a bit closer this year due to being ill. Harder to get that word count in. So it was slow and steady wins the race instead of finishing mid-month. Two Works in Progress For this NaNo I had two half-finished WIPs… Continue reading NaNoWriMo for the win: two for the price of one

humor, Writing

Things writer’s tears are good for

We collect our tears because writer's tears are magical and can be used in various ways. If you don't collect your tears you should start. If you don't weep when you edit... well, you need to Edit Harder... and tears will happen. Writer's tear common uses Puting three, and Only three, drops into ones alcoholic… Continue reading Things writer’s tears are good for

prompt, Writing

Blogtober: Write about something you are having a problem with

I found this prompt: Write about something you are currently having a problem with. So I do live with some suckiness on a daily basis So I have chronic pain. Via Chronic migraines and Fibromyalgia. And that is something I have had a problem with and struggled with for more than twenty years. Sometimes I… Continue reading Blogtober: Write about something you are having a problem with

prompt, Short pieces, Writing

Blogtober Prompt: Magic and monsters

I couldn't think of a post for today but a good prompt always gets my muse chatty. Blogtober day:  14 Prompt: If magic was real then monsters were too "You fucking dick!" I yelled. He cringed. "It wasn't my fault. Not at all. Not even in the least bit." Last week we had a wizard… Continue reading Blogtober Prompt: Magic and monsters

Writing prompt
prompt, Short pieces, Writing

Blogtober: Prompt the bowl of souls

Do a prompt day  Given it is almost Nano time lets get our muse in gear. I looked at the bowl of sparks of light swimming in a swirl. The bowl was actually a fish bowl and that found a little insulting. Like our souls were pets for his amusement. They likely were. "Dare I… Continue reading Blogtober: Prompt the bowl of souls