Alright, I didn’t want to do this because I have a severe fear of commitment and failure, but the best way to get myself to actually do something is to announce it on social media. So here goes: I’M DOING NANOWRIMO! Hmmmmm, nope, still scared of commitment and failure, but hey, we’ll see how it … More NANOWRIMO
For National Cat Day, the writer’s prompt is, of course, tell a story or post a pic about a cat. Doesn’t have to be long or anything, just something to honor the fur balls in our lives. I’ve always been a dog person, for one, I’m allergic to cats. Then I started to date one … More NATIONAL CAT DAY
(This is the scene written based on the assignment here:https://authoramiegibbons.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/hey-baby-whats-your-personality-type-writers-hub-assignment/, and the personality portrait here:https://authoramiegibbons.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/personality-type-assignment-portrait-of-an-enfj/ and is a part of The Gods Defense in my Law and Magic series.) “Gods? Actual magical beings that could squish you with a wave of the hand, gods? And you just… act like they’re normal people with magic and … More PERSONALITY TYPE ASSIGNMENT – ENFJ IN ACTION
I posted the assignment here: https://authoramiegibbons.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/hey-baby-whats-your-personality-type-writers-hub-assignment/ And then I took the test myself for my main character in The Gods Defense, and I was shocked to find out what she was. Cassandra’s an ENFJ, the Teacher or Mentor… or the Busybody if you take a joke version that insults your personality type (that one’s funny … More PERSONALITY TYPE ASSIGNMENT – PORTRAIT OF AN ENFJ
Have you heard of the Myers-Briggs personality test? Have you taken it? Did you read the description and think, That’s creepy, it’s like it knows me? It separates people into 16 personality types and while it obviously can’t account for all of the nuances of personality, it’s a hell of a lot more accurate and a … More “HEY BABY, WHAT’S YOUR PERSONALITY TYPE?” Writer’s Hub Assignment
(Earlier parts are linked on the Amie’s Fiction page. I’m working on turning this into a full novel and have revised a lot of it to accommodate a longer and more involved story.) CHAPTER FIVE I arrived at the theater just before nine. I should’ve been late, made him wonder if I was coming, … More THE GODS DEFENSE – PART 9
Many writers have traveled to the wilderness to find inspiration, locked themselves in dreary hotel rooms to meet a deadline, stayed up all night to write while the world slept. All ways to cut themselves off from humanity and the outside world so they can let their inside world find shape. After a month of … More ON AMIE’S POND
(Earlier parts are linked on the Amie’s Fiction page. I’m working on turning this into a full novel and have revised a lot of it to accommodate a longer and more involved story.) I was blushing. Dammit! This was so not a good idea. Even talking on the phone with him was dangerous. “Cute.” My … More THE GODS DEFENSE – PART 8
(photo cred: http://clearstreammedia.blogspot.com/2012/08/rally-and-march-for-womens-rights-sunday.html) Alright, I’m a lawyer and still fresh from law school (meaning I still love to attack like a pit bull and haven’t had the fight ground out of me by the trudge through the legal process yet), so you knew this was coming. Enter the SOAPBOX!!! Which, lets face it, I need … More TN AMENDMENT 1 – FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS PERSONAL FREEDOM, VOTE NO!
Introducing a new category! Writing Show and Tell. Have you ever written something drunk? And no, I’m not talking about tipsy texting your ex after one too many margaritas, though those stories are fun too. It seems like a ridiculous idea, but you’d be shocked how many people I knew in law school who swore … More HAVE YOU EVER WRITTEN DRUNK?
(Earlier parts are linked on the Amie’s Fiction page. I’m working on turning this into a full novel and have revised a lot of it to accommodate a longer and more involved story.) CHAPTER FOUR “Death,” I said as I put the first tarot card in my cross formation down on my desk. No, … More THE GODS DEFENSE – PART 7
(This, as always, is all general ranting and a little bit of simplified law, and not to be taken as any kind of legal advice. Also, I’m not trying to offend anyone wearing the uniform and putting their lives on the line every day to protect rights. I’m just trying to offend those who put … More THE CITIZEN’S GUIDE TO COPS – AKA, YOU MAY AS WELL BEND OVER
(Earlier parts are linked on the Amie’s Fiction page. I’m working on turning this into a full novel and have revised a lot of it to accommodate a longer and more involved story.) The boys were just off the side of the bright blue slide, Puccini lying down, licking his paw like it was made … More THE GODS DEFENSE – PART 6
(For today we had to pick the nearest book, flip to page 29, pick the first word that jumps off the page and write a post about it, but make that post in the form of a letter. My word was wonder. This is a continuation of other posts from my book Patenting Magic and … More WRITING 101 – TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN