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Diversity in Fiction: Am I Commiting Cultural Appropriation?

Pedigree noun  an ancestral line; line of descent; lineage; ancestry.  a genealogical table, chart, list, or record, especially of a purebred animal.  distinguished, excellent, or pure ancestry.  derivation, origin, or history: *This post was inspired by The Daily Post: Pedigree I have played at writing a novel for YEARS. During that time, I've written several short stories. I wrote an article for Goth Times—although I don't identify as Goth. (I'm rubbish with eyeliner! LOL) But writing a novel is different.… Continue reading Diversity in Fiction: Am I Commiting Cultural Appropriation?

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Writing 101: One-Word Inspiration I write urban paranormal stories for a YA/NA audience.  What does that mean?  It's a highbrow way of saying I like to write stories about vampires...and fairies, and other make-believe, supernatural characters.  I throw these fictional beings into our universe, and I giggle when everyday life happens to them. *See, this… Continue reading Home

The Daily Post, Writing Prompts

Third From the Top

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Third From the Top." Today's post is inspired by a prompt.  The third sentence from the third post in my reader came from blog Eleventh Stack.  Their original post was titled Little Golden Memories.  " My first memory of having a favorite author whose name and work I knew… Continue reading Third From the Top