Tag Archives: Writing Talent Showcase

Have You Seen This Character? – Guest Post by Traci Kenworth at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: Copyright Dmytro Pauk 123RF Stock Photo There are many different characters we run across in our fiction. Have you seen these characters? The Invisible Barney: He’s commonplace. Nothing here to inspire. He’s usually a … Continue reading

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How Not to Get Ahead of Yourself When You’re Writing – Guest Post by Traci Kenworth at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: When we get a new idea, it feels like the whole world opens for us, and we can do anything. Some newer writers spring into the writing before they’re ready. It takes time to … Continue reading

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Back Up Your Writing! – Guest Post at TRSA by Jaq D Hawkins…

Reblogged from TRSA: I was a relative latecomer to the computer age. As a writer, I went from typewriter to dedicated word processor and my files were kept on floppy disk. Remember those? I also still have rather a lot … Continue reading

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Mourning Dove ~ Claire Fullerton guests at TRSA

Reblogged from TRSA: Every writer has deep-seated motivation for writing a novel. It may be a person, place, or setting that resonates in their soul, and from this a story that won’t let them go. I was tentative when I … Continue reading

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Is Reading An Escape? – Guest Post by, Jaq D Hawkins at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: Do you think of reading as an escape? It’s a phrase we all hear many times. “I read to escape,” or “I’m going to escape into a good book.” But what do we really … Continue reading

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The Line Between Dark Fantasy and Horror – Guest Post by Jaq D Hawkins at TRSA

Reblogged from TRSA: The definition of Dark Fantasy is “Fantasy with elements of Horror in it.” So the question is, how much Horror is required to take the story out of the realm of Fantasy and into the realm of … Continue reading

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A Year with Grandfather – Guest Post by Felicity Sidnell Reid at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape As I toiled upstairs one morning in my grandparents’ house, a rumbling angry voice broke the silence. I couldn’t make out the words, but the emotion couldn’t be misread, even by an eight-year-old. I … Continue reading

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Five lessons learned as a Speaker/Guest Author at a Lit Festival… by Sherry Carroll

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: All learned the very hard way, so you don’t By Sherry Carroll, AKA the Shiny Happy Sherry LESSON ONE. Remember, it can always get worse… And If they offer you a chair, take it… … Continue reading

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The Reality of Adventuring – Jemima Pett at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape, a guest post from Jemima Pett: Welcome back to episode three of my Saga of the Adventurers (working title), sees us back with Talbot, the fox-rabbit we met in January. Just a reminder, every … Continue reading

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Chris Graham meets author Paul Andruss

Reblogged from Chris, The Story Reading Ape, who have been doing some detective work on author Paul Andruss, writer in residence at Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord: About Paul Andruss Since a facial paralysis problem some years ago, Paul has chosen to … Continue reading

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