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Free Eclipse Short Story: “Spliced”

Never look directly at an eclipse. It might damage more than just your eyes… Continue reading

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Check Out My New Horror Short Story, “The Blue Lights,” in the Cinched Anthology

My newest short story, “The Blue Lights,” has just been published in the Cinched: Imagination Unbound anthology edited by John Hartness. The parameters of the anthology were simple: write any kind of story you want under 9,000 words as long as … 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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Change Your Telling into Showing: A Tiny Example of Show, Don’t Tell

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m working on edits for a short story due in by April 30th–egads, that’s tonight!–for the Thunder on the Battlefield sword and sorcery anthology being put out by Seventh Star Press. I ran across a section … Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Prose with Description: Example–Morvenian Wolves

I’m working on edits for a short story due in by April 30th for the Thunder on the Battlefield sword and sorcery anthology being put out by Seventh Star Press. My story takes place in the Elysian Chronicles world with … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 7 – Editing for Grammar & Style

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been writing a series of blog posts about how I go about my personal writing process. So far, … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 5 – The First Draft (B) Description

  Few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been writing a series of blog posts about how I go about my personal writing process. So far, … Continue reading

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