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New Thanksgiving Video: M. B. Weston’s Corner – What Writers are Thankful For (tongue in cheek, of course)

It’s Thanksgiving, and what better way to celebrate the holiday than by sharing what we writers are most thankful for. From our gratitude to writing (which gives us an excuse to avoid people), to cliches and passive voice (which help … Continue reading

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Writing: Catching What the Muse Flings at You

I’m not sure about the rest of you, but ideas rarely come to me when I’m sitting peacefully at my desk and can write them down in organized fashion. No, no, nooooo… My muse prefers to toss ideas my way … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: My Muse’s Name is Loki 02/25/15

As mentioned in my last post, the muse has finally started talking to me. While I was showering last night, the entire end of the story just flowed through my head like scenes from a movie on fast forward. I’m just … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: on Muses, Weapons & Continuity – 02/23/15

Amazing things have happened in last night’s writing session. First, the muse has finally decided to actually feed me ideas while I’m seated at my computer instead of throwing me random bits here in there when I can’t jot any … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 02/04/15

The muse actually paid me a visit last night! And this time, I had some paper near me with which to jot it all down! (Unlike last time she showed up and I left her alone in the hotel lobby … Continue reading

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

Sometimes, a picture really is worth 1,000 words. I love snow. However, I live in Naples, Florida, which means I don’t get much of it. During the winter, I like to change my computer desktop backgrounds to include some kind … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 01/25/15

Gotta admit last night’s writing session bordered on failure. To be clear, I wrote, thus fulfilling the letter of the “Write Every Day” New Year’s Eve resolution. Not quite sure if the spirit of the resolution felt satisfied, however. I … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: Writing When the Muse Won’t Talk 01/22/15

Writing deadlines and publishers don’t care if the muse decides to go on hiatus. I’ve got a deadline coming up (April 15th) and a stalled story. When ideas don’t come quickly, I don’t have a choice. I have to “get … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 01/16/15

Some days, I embody the word, irony, and I do it in such humorous ways. For instance, you might recall that in yesterday’s diary post, I included “Always have a notebook and favorite writing implement” as one of my tips … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 01/14/15

The muse is finally getting on board with the new writing schedule. Of course, the little trickster is still throwing ideas at me when I’m in places without access to a pen and paper. Well, she tries. I have gotten … Continue reading

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