Category Archives: Inspirations

Creativity Challenge: The Starting Point, Part 2

If you missed the beginning of this creativity challenge, take a moment right now to pop over there and do the first part. It’s a simple guess, and the answer is coming next, so you might as well try your … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.116: Steampunk in Action

While the logical follow up to my essay last week would be a work of steampunk art I had created, I have only the one mechanical dog that I’ve shown you before (the artwork for my article is a celebration … Continue reading

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Go To Resources: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

I have been struggling with this Merry-Go-Round topic because I don’t really have a list of go to resources. With the exception of etymologyonline.com, where I verify shades of meaning and historical period for words, and sites I receive blog … Continue reading

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Junk Mail: A Creativity Game to Play

It’s been a bit since I did a creativity exercise, and I was cleaning off the kitchen table today when I got an inspiration. Most writers when asked will say ideas are all around us every day. The difficulty isn’t … Continue reading

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My Favorite Genres for Writing and Reading: 2015 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

This is a hard topic for me because I’ve hardly met a genre in which I haven’t found at least one book to enjoy, and odd stories have popped up from all sorts of genres I never imagined writing. If … Continue reading

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