Category Archives: Brainstormers

Brainstormer Book Release!!

Congratulations to one of our amazing Brainstormer crew – Liz Czukas!! Her debut novel, Ask Again Later, was released today!! Go and buy it RIGHT NOW: Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ghrhqx Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1fRLN2j Indiebound: http://bit.ly/1nFr3M3

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Down “Write” Funny – Mentorship

So, I fancy myself a bit of a mentor. *snort* Okay, so I blow a lot of smoke out of my cake-hole and pretend it’s important manna from writing heaven. It’s called fake confidence. I have loads of it. If … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – RETREAT!

Ever have one of those months? Your spawn. Your spouse. The necessary evil of your day job. The whole lot pulling at you like you were Stretch Armstrong on a bender. Because the holidays will do that and then they … Continue reading

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2013 is THE Year!

Happy New Year!!! Let’s hope you all managed to survive it. If not, hair of the dog, yanno. Cheers! Me? I spent NYE crippled and useless from tramping through one too many Disney parks. I have sent hubby and spawn on … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – The PT Perk

So my Gazelle Girl damaged one of her hooves. You may have heard about it on my Twitter feed during one of my many #proudmama braggart postings about my track/cross country scholarship-bound spawn. (I swear one of my little ingrates … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – NaNoWriMo Land Part 2

So!  Yesterday, at the stroke of midnight, did you scribble the thoughts ricocheting off your gray matter and rampageously vomit up a few thousand words because the fire to write your story burned feral through your fingertips?? Did you make … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – Rule of 20

Somewhere along your journey of being a writer you’re going to hear the term “Rule of 20.” If you haven’t so far, great, this will be a truly useful tool to learn that once you master you can go forth … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – Muscle Memory

As infants, we learn motor control by the repetition of a series of actions that will result in reaching our goal. Crying and squalling equals a nipple shoved into your mouth to ravage like an angry beaver (Your spawn didn’t … Continue reading

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