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My new Scrivener

Sometimes we tend to complicate things. We make a mess out of our life because everything has to be complex, we have complicated relationships and we have strange complex thoughts inside our heads that are hard to organize and make sense of it. I was making my writing life hard. I just thought if I… Continue reading My new Scrivener

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Endless Field of Flowers

What time is it? I must overslept. Didn’t I leave the blinds closed? I slowly opened my eyes and saw the blue sky. Gentle white clouds flying slowly in a background of pure, light blue. Where was the ceiling? Where was my bed? Why was I laying down in a field of wildflowers? I must… Continue reading Endless Field of Flowers

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Short Story Classified by Charles R. Barrett

I’m reading one of the best books about short stories, A Practical Treatise on the Art of the Short Story by Charles Raymond Barrett. And since I’m such a good Frog I decided to share my notes, little pieces of amazing information taken from this book. Today we have Charles Raymond Barrett’s classification of Short… Continue reading Short Story Classified by Charles R. Barrett

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A cold, rainy night…

As we got out from the Harrison’s house I didn’t know if the pressure on my chest and head were due to my feelings or to the oppressing cloudy sky that hovered our heads like a black blanket. We walked to the car in silence. It could have been a wonderful night, if my dear… Continue reading A cold, rainy night…