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Parking Lot Perils by Catherine Castle

If you’ve parked your car in a lot recently, I’m sure you’ve run into some hazards. I’m not talking about potholes or faded lines that keep you from seeing the parking spot dimensions or possible carjackers. I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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The 7 Ps of Plotting by Catherine Castle

I love alliteration, and lists of alliteration. So, with the aim of adding a new twist to an old narrative, (did you catch that alliteration?) I’ve taken a few permissions with plotting and renamed the familiar parts—but not the nitty … Continue reading

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Seven ways to stop Writer’s Procrastination by Catherine Castle

ph photo from pixabay   In this time of COVID I hear authors talking about being unable to write, myself included.  I’m not having trouble writing my blogs, but getting back to the books–that’s a whole ‘nother issue. So, I … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Hair Perils by Catherine Castle

Picture by Monikflores from Pixabay   My husband read something on Facebook the other day that said by the time the shelter-at-home COVID-19 orders are lifted there will be 88% fewer blondes. I laughed out loud at the quip when … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Box of Chocolates-by Catherine Castle

Forrest Gump said it so succinctly, “Life is like a box of chocolates … you never know what you going to get.” You never do know what you’re going to get … unless the box lid has a diagram that … Continue reading

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Call Me Grace-less and Grateful by Catherine Castle

  I had my first, and I hope my last ever, ride in an ambulance this year. It’s not a very smooth drive, and it was pretty cold without my winter coat on. I also learned something new: I can’t … Continue reading

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A Winter Sonnet by Catherine Castle

 Winter has arrived, at least in some parts of the county. Here in Ohio, it’s still a bit spring-like, at least for now. They’re predicting snow and slush this Friday. So, I thought it might be a great time for … Continue reading

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More Raven Award News from SMP

I’m piggybacking on Carole Ann Moleti’s post from yesterday and inviting readers to vote in the Raven Awards. Books are automatically entered in this contest when they receive a 4 or 5 star review from UnCaged Books. Then the public … Continue reading

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Fun with Definitions

Fun with Definitions   The English language is nothing if not strange. Its homonyms and homophones can confuse anyone. Add synonyms to the mix and that’s a lot to learn. Here’s another twist you can add to the complexity of … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Writers Should Welcome a Head Cold by Catherine Castle

  Five Reasons Writers Should Welcome a Head Cold   Welcome a head cold? you ask. Why would anyone in his or her right mind want to catch a cold? I know I don’t. I hate being sick, especially with … Continue reading

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