My Twisted Writer Brain…

My Twisted Writer Brain…Call for Submissions April 2020.

There are many markets open for submissions. Publications like Chicken Soup for the Soul, anthologies and independent magazines are looking for your work. I did not compile either of these lists but wanted to share them with you because I know how daunting it can be wading through sites trying to find open markets. Have… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Call for Submissions April 2020.

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Auntie Says… Humboldt Bus Tragedy Anniversary

Two years ago today the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team was hit by a transport truck that ran a stop sign. Sixteen people were killed, another thirteen injured, and countless lives forever changed. It was a tragedy that united a nation in mourning and one that is important to remember in hopes of… Continue reading Auntie Says… Humboldt Bus Tragedy Anniversary

My Twisted Writer Brain…

My Twisted Writer Brain…Get Rid of the Filler Words

When I write, I don't think. As a result, I have twenty words that make their way to the page when they don't belong. What are filler words? They're words that slip into our sentences but are unnecessary, don't enhance the sentence, and pad the numbers with junk. Here is a list of my filler… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Get Rid of the Filler Words