Category Archives: Brainstormers

Down “Write” Funny – Brain Storm

Take a look at this picture: Isn’t it awesome? Brilliant? Awe inspiring? Hubby and I had gone for a walk the other night and then rewarded ourselves at Dairy Queen by eating three times the amount of calories burned. When … Continue reading

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Down “Write” Funny – #WIPcrack Wednesday – Life Support

So, I’ve been gone. We covered that. Move along. I’m not one to go too deep or personal, so let’s just say life happened while my writing sat patiently and waited, and now I’m back. Plus, I am surrounded by … Continue reading

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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: Barnes & Noble: Indiebound:

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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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