Creating Names in Fiction

Creating Names in Fiction

When it comes to creating names it’s hit or miss for me. Sometimes I know right away what I want to name a character, a city, etc. But what happens when I don’t? Or can’t choose between two or more names?

For the latter, sometimes I ask you, my followers, through a poll? Like this one.:

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IWSG Day & Support

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Happy first Wednesday of the month. It’s the third IWSG blog hop of the year. And we’re doing what we do best. Coming together to show and give support to our fellow travelers on this writing journey. Thanks to creating this community and bringing us together goes to ninja extraordinaire Alex Cavanuagh.
Thanks also goes to the awesome co-hosts posting today: Mary Aalgaard, Bish Denham,Jennifer Hawes, Diane Burton, and Gwen Gardner!

Interested in joining us? Click on the badge above. Our Twitter hashtag and handle are #IWSG and @TheIWSG.
So what’s going on with me this month?

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7 Ways To Procrastinate

7 Ways To Procrastinate

Usually I know what my following blog post will be about. Unfortunately, I couldn’t think of anything. And binge watching shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime didn’t help. That’s when it hit me that today’s post should be about procrastinating.

So, what’s the best way to delay and put things off? Here are 7 good ways to procrastinate.:

  1. Google [fill in blank]

Google search is convenient. If you need to know something, your answer can be found at your fingertips. Too bad sometimes one search can lead to another and another another.

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Final Tri-Annual Progress Report & 2018 Writing Plan

BEGIN 2018 WRITE

Usually I’d post this during the final days of December, right before the New Year. Alas, December 31 was on a Sunday. And I’ve become a stickler in keeping with my posting schedule. So I compromised to have this post published right as the old year ends and the new year begins.

But before I start regaling you with my final progress report and 2018 writing plans, I just want to say…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Now, in 2017 I made a lot of plans. Some I was on goal, others I was not. In particular in not writing any new stories until at least I’ve completed one or two of my current  WIPs. But I did write 30 new poems in NaPoWriMo this past April. And I did get two poems, both written during NaPoWriMo, published in an online magazine.

Anyways, here’s a look at my writing progress from September to December. And what my writing plan for 2018 will be.

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