A to Z Blogging Challenge: April 2011(#atozchallenge)

Earlier today I was reading L.M. Stull’s blog where Maureen O’Donnell had guest posted about how she had issues with dialogue. (If you’re reading this, I definitely recommend checking out the blog post. It’s very informative and has some great tips if you’re a writer struggling with dialogue.) From there, I ended up on  O’Donnel’s…

Time is Decay

I pass through obsidian gates, To the decaying courtyard beyond. Where once stood great giant trees, Replaced now by gray ashes. Moondust falls upon each stone, A symbol of its fateful karma. Through each cobble vines are woven, And in mid-air time is not suspended, Each day bringing more decay. Copyright 2005 © E. M.…

Cleaning the Rust (#amwriting #WIP)

I’m currently a little over five thousand words into my novel — which I believe is impressive considering I haven’t really written anything in over two years. After losing the rough draft of my first novel, I lost all heart for writing. That, and addictions kept my interest. I’ve also overcome a tremendous writing block.…