Tag Archives: Creative writing

Revisiting That Warrior Spirit

The other day my buddy Matt came by to help me with a few things in my apartment. He noticed my book That Warrior Spirit on display in my living room, and I gave him a copy. A few days … Continue reading

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Paucisyllabism

Today’s writing prompt at Daily Post is No, Thank You. If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I’ve developed a dislike for use of the word “utilize” instead of its shorter … Continue reading

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MiniWriMo: Day 1

After my first shot at the NaNoWriMo last fall I had the idea to do a MiniWriMo as a follow up. I just did a google on the term MiniWriMo. What turned up was a bunch of hits on NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Impromptu prompting

I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t generally do well with writing prompts. I googled a few, to see if I’d find one that I would be inspired to write about. Here’s one I found – “if I were … Continue reading

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Falling meteor

One of the scenes I’ve written for my work in progress, Mission: Dawn has an occupied one man work pod fall out of orbit to the surface of the planet. This event is important to the story; I need it … Continue reading

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Analyze this

People seem to like these “first word you see” puzzles and being a creative guy I decided to make my own. Sometimes my mind just spews out these ideas. What are the first three words you see? I don’t know … Continue reading

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Rewriting

The other night I rewrote the opening scene of my work in progress, Mission: Dawn. It wasn’t a major rewrite, mostly tightening things up. I originally wrote the opening scene years a decade ago. I had always envisioned it starting … Continue reading

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