7 Steps to Plot Your Way Out of Writer’s Block – Example

On Wednesday I posted my method for breaking the dreaded block. Plot Your Way Out of Writer’s Block  You tackle it like you would most big tasks, break it up 🙂 1. Blurb – One sentence of what it’s about.  Great article on this here: Your Novel In One Sentence 2. Back of the book synopsis … More 7 Steps to Plot Your Way Out of Writer’s Block – Example

Writer’s Life Wednesday – Plot Your Way Out Of Writer’s Block

“There’s no such thing as writer’s block.  That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.” ~ Terry Pratchett. In the Nanowrimo forums, we got to talking about writer’s block and how to get out of it.  One woman in my group posted on her blog (http://tracingmywords.com/2015/05/27/stuck-try-pantsing-it/) about pantsing to get out of writer’s … More Writer’s Life Wednesday – Plot Your Way Out Of Writer’s Block

Coffee Prompt Monday

1. Food attacks when you open fridge door 2. Bugs argue for their rights 3. That girl scout selling cookies looks off somehow Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday blues and back to writing after (or during! gasp) your long day back at work.  Take the … More Coffee Prompt Monday

Writer’s Life Wednesday – How To Beat Writer’s Depression

I’m cranky this week.  No particular reason I can put my finger on, I’ve just been in a general bad mood.  And one of the innocents affected by my bad mood is my writing. It’s usually the first thing to get hit.  I read my stuff and my mind starts churning out insults like I’m a … More Writer’s Life Wednesday – How To Beat Writer’s Depression

Happy Birthday, Blog!

Hey everyone, today is the 1 year birthday of amiecus curiae!  In honor of this blog’s one year mark, I thought I’d revisit some of my favorite posts. Law Basics That I’m Always Shocked Normal People Don’t Know: This was my first law post and I love it because when my blog was a mere babe of … More Happy Birthday, Blog!

Balancing Entropies Part 2

Second part of my short story about a reality jumpers whose sole purpose is to balance the energies in worlds and between them at any cost.  Here’s the first part: https://authoramiegibbons.wordpress.com/2015/05/07/excerpt-from-balancing-entropies/ Not happening. Not happening. Not happening. He was saying something, English now from what I could tell. I blocked it out. I spent months … More Balancing Entropies Part 2

Schrodinger’s Ex

I have an evil-ex story I’m using in my writing. Depending what day you ask me, he was evil or he was just a careless guy. So I have one story with him where he really wasn’t that bad and the main character forgives him and he lives happily ever after with a wife and … More Schrodinger’s Ex

Excerpt From One In Infinity, Story I Just Sent Into Tor Magazine

Here’s an excerpt of my short story One In Infinity.  I just sent it into a magazine.  Fingers crossed 🙂  In it, Rose is telling the story of what happened the day before when she was hanging with her friend at a romance writers convention and got pulled into a battle between two powerful creatures.  … More Excerpt From One In Infinity, Story I Just Sent Into Tor Magazine