Stanalei Fletcher

"It's all about the journey"

February 20th, 2015

Happy New Year of the Sheep or Goat or Ram!

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Chinese New year 2015 (Happy Year of the Sheep or Goat or Ram) From Syracuse.com. By the Associated Press. Read more…

WHOA!!  NASA Cameras Capture Space Rock Flying over Beaver Falls. From Pittsburgh CBS Local.com. See it here… 

How “Strong Female Characters” Still End Up Weak and Powerless (Or, “Do They Pass The Action Figure Test?) From Terrible Minds. By Chuck Wendig. Hat tip to Harley Brooks. Read more… (CAUTION: Language) 

This Week’s Quote:
“Every day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R. Swindoll

February 13th, 2015

Don’t forget that special day tomorrow. Read a romance to get you in the mood.

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Killer Scenes: Part Two. By Steven Pressfield. Read more…

Indie & Trad Publishing & Flying Monkeys On The Yellow Brick Road! By Bob Mayer. Read more…

This Week’s Quote:
“When you are comfortable on your path, it doesn’t matter where it leads.” – Abraham-Hicks Publications

February 6th, 2015

I hope you find these articles worth a few minutes of your time. I loved them!

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The State of Romance. From the Salt Lake Tribune. By Ann Cannon. Read more…

The External Story vs. The Internal Story. From Romance University. By Lori Wilde. Read more…

The First Page. By Steven Pressfield. Read more…

This Week’s Quote:
“Every time you are not practicing, someone else is.” – Boris Becker

January 23rd, 2015

Digging a bit deeper into your story.

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The Power of Negative Thinking. From Steven Pressfield. By Shawn Coyne. Read more…

The David Lean Rule. By Steven Pressfield. Read more…

Missed Connections: How Characterization Creates Chemistry. From Romance University. By Harrison Demchick. Read more…

How Will You Celebrate The Very First National Readathon Day? Check it out here…

This Week’s Quote:
“The best things in life aren’t things.” – Art Buchwald

January 16th, 2015

A fun variety of favorites to start the new year off.

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Six Things Every Writer Needs To Succeed. From Writer Unboxed. By ML Swift. Read more… 

Churning It Out. By Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Hat tip to Lyn Worthen. Read more…

Increase Your Brain Power. By David Farland. Read more…
The Power of 15 Minutes. From Romance University. By Kristina Knight. Read more… 

This Week’s Quote:
“Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.” – Claude M. Bristol