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My writing process part 2 | On overcoming writer’s block

As anyone who has participated in National Novel Writing Month knows, starting a novel is great. It’s easy. You have ideas. There are no roadblocks or issues with your characters, your plotting or your continuity. But a few pages in … Continue reading

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My writing process. Post 1

I titled this “Post 1” because I imagine I will not remember everything and/or I will have too much to say and cut this post off at some point. For me, the first step in creating a new novel (poem … Continue reading

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Autumnal

Dead leaves drift earthward Grey skies mirror sleeping fields Passion sears our souls. Copyright: Diann L. Tongco

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Once upon a time… a poem

Once upon a time, in a lullaby far, far away — the wicked witch died and the beautiful princess married her handsome prince. The blissful pair rode off on his snowflake stallion to a remote castle in the sky where … Continue reading

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It’s Torture

As you may have read, I agonized over what to write for National Novel Writing Month for some time. I had several ideas I liked but nothing that I LOVED. And when you’re doing the mad dash to 50,000 words … Continue reading

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Here We Go… NaNoWriMo!

So here we are, the last day of October. The brink of November and National Novel Writing Month. And I’m still not sure what I’m going to write. Actually, last night as I fell asleep, I had a brilliant idea … Continue reading

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