Stories and Outtakes

As writers we produce so much that it often doesn’t always fit into a specific category. Here you will find some of my stories and outtakes. Enjoy!

Thoughts about writing

Since I'm not being creatively productive, I thought I provide some humour while I sit staring at the field of snow that is our backyard and contemplate which of my many writing projects I'll work on today. [gallery size="full"...

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The Divine Diana G Shows Us How

...she finds inspiration and composes a sentence in 90 seconds. She makes it look easy, but we all know it isn't usually! At the 2015 When Words Collide event in Calgary, I got to meet her and for the first time, I was all fan-girl tongue-tied and in awe - that's why...

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No Resolutions Here

This is the only place you'll hear me saying that word, and the only time. David Farland said in a recent blog post, "I hate the word “resolution.” Whenever I think of it, I think of soldiers circa 1800, marching resolutely into battle, knowing that they’re going to...

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The Weight of Words

The recent controversy over 'taking a knee' reminded me of something that bothers me from time to time. Goodness knows I'm not a crusader. But maybe it's time for me to take a stand, no matter how small the platform I inhabit, and shine a light for change. I've been...

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When Words Collide – Dirty Bit Podcasting

Dirty Bits Podcast - (produced by Tawny and George Platis) home of erotic audio stories read by Sherry. Started with 100 listeners and now have 30,000. They take erotic stories from a variety of sources. NOTE: If you have adult content – there have to be disclaimers...

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When Words Collide – Writing Trilogies

You have to have a core idea that can be sustained over three books – take your vision expand on it, add characters, create a lush story. Take the kernel of story from the first book and developing it more fully. Drawbacks – it’s not the right time or the right story....

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Review #2 – Emotional Wound Thesaurus Links

The Emotional Wounds Thesaurus is the premier reference for writers and readers in general who wish to improve their knowledge about human behaviour, particularly as it relates to the impact of painful events in shaping our lives and our actions in the present. The...

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Review #1: Emotional Wound Thesaurus

I was privileged to have been randomly selected to do an early review of The Emotional Wound Thesaurus. As excited as I was to have early access to another invaluable resource from Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi, I was nervous about tackling a text of several...

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