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4 Words Never to Say if You Want to Be Happy

Have you ever had a conversation that changed your life? You’re not looking for anything profound or meaningful at the time, and then, out of nowhere, someone drops some words of wisdom that change your perspective forever. I admit, it’s not an everyday occurrence, but when it does happen? That’s a moment to be treasured …

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Crazy, Odd, and Out There – Random Thoughts #1

They’re too long for tweets, too short for full posts. They’re random thoughts! Are they worth reading? Or at least mildly interesting? Jeez, I certainly hope so. Today’s Random Thoughts! Hummingbird-ese I wish I could speak hummingbird.  Then I could tell those crazy little macho fighting machines outside my window that the feeder they are …

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“Give them Purple Hair!” – 5 Easy-to-Use Character Writing Tips

Side Note: If you’d like writing tips on writing dialogue for these awesome characters once you’ve created them, check out my three part series on dialogue here: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. THE PROBLEM I know you’re here for character writing tips to improve your writing, but first let’s take a moment to …

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