Tag Archives: NaNo

Lunar New Year!

I’m a little late, but I wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous Year of the Snake! May your creative endeavors be fruitful. Advertisements

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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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Readers love STILLNESS IN THE GARDEN

Just finished your book, LOVED IT! Great read, keep writing, you are REALLY good at it! — Cindy M. I love a good mystery and yours kept me reading and held my interest until the end. — Harriet S. enjoying … 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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