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Should You Give Up Writing?

I’ve always found the different ways that we scribblers describe our experiences with writer’s block very interesting. Also the different ways the seasoned writers suggest getting over it. Some suggestions are to work around your block, or force yourself to write through it, even if what you write is rubbish. Other advice is to write…

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

It is Wednesday story time again. Last week we left Bob and his mother in a pretty dark place. Bob had just threatened to choke his mom and she taunted him with the words, “you don’t have the guts.” I don’t know about you, but I don’t think that was a wise thing to do. […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt Fly/FLies/Flew/Flu/Flue

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday again and this week’s prompt is Fly/Flies/Flew/Flu/Flue. If you would like to participate, visit Linda Hill at Here is my interpretation. Fly/Flies/Flew/Flu/Flue by John W. Howell When flies flew down the flue, I could not fly with fly flu.

Plundering the Romance Novel by Ionia Martin

Originally posted on readful things blog:
If you should feel so inclined to purchase Description: A silly, satirical romp into the land of romance novels and pirate adventures, full of romance clichés and humour. This book is a short novella, just over 10k words. Have you ever wondered what goes on in the minds and…

First Post Challenge

  I have been nominated by Charles Yallowitz for a fun project. It is called First Post Challenge. The idea is to list your first post as a ping back to the original and then nominate five other bloggers to do the same. So here is my first post on Fiction Favorites. I was pleased […]

Thursday – A Little Personal

Photo courtesy Molly D. McCormick © 2015 One of the side benefits of tropical storms besides the rain is the opportunity to see some fine rainbows. This picture was taken on Monday in the morning looking West. The real downpour had not begun, but this rainbow made an appearance along with some pretty wild-looking clouds. I […]

The Sunday Show.. A Funny thing happened to John W. Howell

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
My guest today is John W. Howell, who is the author of a novel My GRL and three others in progress. My GRL was featured in the Five Star Treatment a few weeks ago, and John also contributed a guest post at the same…


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