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First Chapter of Storm’s Coming

Chapter 1 Rona Montgomery Day One of the Expedition “If it weren’t for you, Jorg, I don’t think Jess would’ve ever gotten past her anger,” Rona said. He gave a little chuckle. His… Continue reading

On Writing: The Short & Long of Sentences

Sentences can be as short as one, two, three words or as long as two compound sentences. The length controls the emotion of the scene. Short sentences quickly moves action. Longer sentences slows… Continue reading

Two More Great Paintings

Here are two more paintings I just finished. I gave them away as thank you gifts to friends. I like these two a lot and I miss them. But they were both well… Continue reading

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: Downtown

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge (COB) is all about those great photos that you take which really don’t seem to fit into a common category. Saturday, a friend and I were downtown. Here are a… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape

This Week’s Photo Challenge is share a photo of a landscape: a wide establishing shot of a scene in nature or an urban setting. I chose urban setting as in a candy, nut… Continue reading

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge

This week’s Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge (CB&W) topic is Candid Photography (people or animals). The first photo was taken in the summer time – acting silly. The second photo is of a… Continue reading

Phyllis Moore’s Author Bio

Phyllis Moore will take you on adventures to places you never thought of going. She will take you to places you didn’t know existed. Where are these places? In her imagination. She’s an… Continue reading

Happy Anniversary to Me

I just got my WordPress notice. Today is my seven year anniversary. And when I started I didn’t think I’d have anything to say. Ha! (I would have add the symbol, but WP… Continue reading

Better Sentences Make for Better Novels

When authors write, we are so engrossed in our storytelling—plot, character development, scenes, description—we forget to pay attention to the words in our story. Without realizing it, we use the same word over… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light

This Weekly Photo Challenge is Half-Light. “I love evening half-light: that time just before dusk when the sky still holds light as darkness creeps across the land.” I didn’t have any new dusk… Continue reading