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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Arm”

A day to honor our veterans. I thank you all for your service which has allowed me to participate in and enjoy our country’s freedoms. It is also Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again and this week’s prompt is “Arm.” We are advised to use it or any word that has “arm” in it. If […]

2014 in Review – AKA a Visit to the Sydney Opera House

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for Fiction Favorites. I decided to run it and sincerely thank everyone for the 15,000 views this year and to the top commentators. So here it is. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed […]

Top Ten No Nos is as Top Ten No No’s Does

Here is the 27th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do by Marie Ann Bailey of 1WriteWay at http://1writeway.com and John W. Howell of Fiction Favorites at http://johnwhowell.com. These lists are simu-published on our blogs each Monday. We hope you enjoy. Top Ten Things Not To Do as New Year’s Resolutions 10.  […]

Top Ten No Nos is as Top Ten No Nos Does

Here is the Nineteenth installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do by Marie Ann Bailey of 1WriteWay at http://1writeway.com and John W. Howell of Fiction Favorites at http://johnwhowell.com. These lists are simu-published on our blogs each Monday. We hope you enjoy. This list is in recognition of those who are planning to […]

Submission is as Submission Does

Since I am in the sweaty process of submitting my work to find an agent and/or publisher, I have come across many different kinds of submission policies.  Some policies are very simple; send a query letter and we’ll get back in five minutes to tell you that we can’t do you for XYZ reasons.(You can […]

Rule is as Rule Does

Rule is as Rule Does I was doing some research (ahem make that surfing the net) when I came across an article from the Guardian UK describing a number of author provided rules for writing.  I have already published Elmore Leonard’s famous ten rules list back in November, but I was taken with the list […]