Monthly Archives: July 2014

It’s kind of like gaming

WordPress taught me something new today in the prompt, “The Ray Bradbury Noun List Twist.”  It turns out that you can tweet @YouAreCarrying Inventory, and it will reply right away with a list of nouns that you can use to … Continue reading

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Revisiting Your UVP: Why Should We Read *You*?

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Every story has already been told. Once you’ve read Anna Karenina, Bleak House, The Sound and the Fury, To Kill a Mockingbird, and A Wrinkle in Time, you understand that there is really no…

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Writing 201: What’s Your Angle?

In Writing 201: What’s Your Angle?, WordPress asks the following questions: What’s your story? It’s all in the telling. — Rebecca Solnit 1) What makes you you? Which elements of your experience and unique perspective couldn’t possibly be present in … Continue reading

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Sample from chapter five of Book One: The Champion of the Goddess

In the dying candlelight, Arialla’s quill sped across the parchment, the green ink drying as letters flowed across the page like an ocean upon sand. The delicate hand of the empress reached for a second sheet from her desk, and … Continue reading

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Our Home in the Mountains

When she was young, Queen Arialla often went tor the family’s mansion up in the Dragonridge Mountains.  It was where Z’Lé first saw her, and where many other events unfolded.  Later on, the mansion is not visited very often, and … Continue reading

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In The Leftovers Daily Post, we are challenged to write about something that we have not opened or looked at for a long time.  In keeping with the world of Lorata, I am writing today about a little something that … Continue reading

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In WordPress’s Writing 101 day 20. we are asked the following: Tell us the story of your most-prized possession.  Today’s twist: We extolled the virtues of brevity back on day five, but now, let’s jump to the other side of … Continue reading

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