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Fun Facts Solar Eclipse 2017 #solareclipse #eclipse2017

While researching the solar eclipse happening in 2017, I discovered some fun facts. Here they are, in no particular order. The last total solar eclipse in the continental United States was 38 years ago on Feb 26, 1979. The one … Continue reading

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When Your Villain isn’t a Villain #writerslife #amediting

Villain: wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately; principal bad character in a film or work of fiction (WordWeb). I’d like to add to that: character who refuses to cooperate with your plot. I started with the definition … Continue reading

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Character Flaws: Narcissism, Writing Pietas #amediting #scifi

One way writers allow readers to connect with a hero is to give him serious character flaws. In  Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas, Pietas begins as an arrogant narcissist with a superiority complex. He is sooo above puny … Continue reading

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5 Exercises and 5 Excuses for Writers #writerslife #MFRWauthor

You might not be aware, but writing can be hazardous to your health. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions and is a serious threat to many writers. I had surgery (called a carpal tunnel release) on each hand, one … Continue reading

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Best Hashtags for Writers #writerslife #MFRWauthor

Welcome to part two of a two-part series about using hashtags. Part one “What is a Hashtag” is found here. In this section, we’ll discuss the best hashtags for writers. Using hashtags to let readers know about the genres of … Continue reading

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What is a Hashtag? #writerslife #MFRWauthor

What is a hashtag? I’ll share a simple definition in a moment, but to understand you need to know what they were created to accomplish. Do you know what the abbreviation “etc.” means? It’s the word et cetera which is Latin … Continue reading

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