Tag Archives: conflict

Those Manuscripts Under the Bed

Every author remembers their first book or short story. The one they labored over. Cried over, and most times, shoved in the closet, under the bed, buried deep in computer files, or in the garbage. I’m no different. Last week … Continue reading

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Let Life Get In the Way by Beth Carter

Often I hear, “Life got in the way” from writers who say they haven’t had time to write. Believe me, I’m as guilty as everyone else. I say it, too. However, I’ve noticed when life DOES get in the way, … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: “What Follows Sorrow”

Hello Friends! Today I’d like to share with you the first chapter of the piece I am currently working on, “What Follows Sorrow.” This is a short story of a young couple, Emilia and Devin, who are trying desperately to … Continue reading

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Conflict is Essential

All fabulous books have the key ingredients: memorable characters, tantalizing plots, and some great conflicts ranging from romance to death rays. Without one of these, there is no story. Or at least an interesting one. Inner conflict: What is going … Continue reading

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