Category Archives: Random Musings

Chalk Paint for Geeks, Cosplayers, and YouTubers…

My next YouTube video is on “Show, Don’t Tell Using Dialogue,” and I figured I could best show dialogue’s importance by bringing in Wilson, the infamous volleyball from Castaway. The problem: Wilsons are really hard to come by… I decided … Continue reading

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Things You Might Not Know Know About Floridians Evacuating Irma…

At 11:15am today two women, a mother and daughter, stood in the middle of the meat section in Sylva, NC’s Wal-Mart, staring at a smart phone. Concern and worry clouded their faces. The mother kept scrolling down the screen. The … Continue reading

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The Debt Women Owe Carrie Fisher

Today Carrie Fisher passed away, and I lost my childhood hero. I rarely blog twice in one day, and I never blog about celebrity deaths, but Carrie’s effect on my life and the lives of countless women needs to be … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Panacea: A Review of Starbucks’ Molten Chocolate Latte

Espresso, chocolate, mocha, more chocolate, more mocha. Starbucks‘ Molten Chocolate Latte should pack enough decadence in a cup to satisfy a writer’s need for a mid-draft pick-me-up, right? If you are a writer like me, you probably have a coffee/tea … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 03/02/15

I spent yesterday morning on two planes I should have been on the night before. Weather delayed my Chattanooga flight to the point where I would have missed the last flight to Ft Myers from Charlotte, NC. I actually got … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 01/01/15

So this morning, I realized that I’m writing the wrong story in this little novella series first. That’s right. I started writing the wrong story. Yeah, that was a great revelation… I just spent 3 days working on what is … Continue reading

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