Book Report: Station Eleven

by Allyson Morin Because survival is insufficient! Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end. …

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Follow the Water by Jennifer L. Holmes

https://youtu.be/FczP60jP7Pg Today is Self-Love Sunday, a day that I talk about an issue related to self-growth, positivity or self-love. In today's episode, I read a short story called Follow the Water, written by Jennifer L. Holmes. I love listening to audiobooks while I get ready in the morning, while I drive to work or during …

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How to write better character dialogue

https://youtu.be/3WRLeglohbg Hi everyone! Today I wanted to talk about quick ways to improve character dialogue. I'll keep this short and sweet so you can be well on your way to editing that manuscript. Understand the purpose of the scene. Each scene should change the direction of the story, reveal something new about a character or …

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The Women Who Burned Mountains | Sneak Peak

Here is a sneak peak of my new work, The Women Who Burned Mountains. This story profiles the life and legacy of a strong line of mountain women who came to inhabit the MacTom house of Savoy, Massachusetts. These women were fiercely independent, morally-complicated characters who subverted the dominant narrative of the roles of women …

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My Abandoned Fiction Story: All of Us

I wrote a little story called All of Us mostly between the ages of 15 and 16-years-old. After that point I lost interest although I explored the darker themes of certain scenes into my first year of college. I wrote it in a spiral notebook during downtime of a retail job where it eventually found its way …

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