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Sometimes a Picture is Worth 10K Words – #challenge 88

Sometimes a Picture is Worth 10K Words – #challenge 88

I am just in love with pictures as I am with words. For this challenge, use any picture you choose and write a ONE WORD story. On Twitter or Instagram use the hashtag #challenge88. I’ll post them here. Please upload your photo to Twitter or Instagram of Facebook so we can all enjoy your story. (I’m @nhendricksonauthor on Instagram, nhendrickson1 on Twitter)

What Writing Opportunity Can You Create?

What Writing Opportunity Can You Create?

This is so true. In the past, when I was just getting started as a freelancer, I create a couple of jobs out of thin air. It’s not as hard as you might think – but it does require you to “see” the place where your talents and interests and someone’s needs converge. As you face the week or days ahead, what door of opportunity can you create for yourself?

Today I’m an iPhoneographer

Today I’m an iPhoneographer

  There are days when being an author means you just have to stop writing and create in another medium. This is one of those days. Shopping at my local produce market I saw a beautiful display of pumpkins large and small. iPhone at the ready I snapped this photo then had fun this morning tinkering with it to create something slightly different from the original. Here’s the deal: If you want to write for a living, find more things…

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A Great First Line Needs a Great Second Line – #challenge87

A Great First Line Needs a Great Second Line – #challenge87

We all know¬†great first lines like these: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. (A Tale of Two Cities) Call me Ishmael. (Moby Dick) Whether I shall…

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Plot – My NANOWRIMO Challenge

Plot – My NANOWRIMO Challenge

  You know I’m a non-fiction author, but in a few weeks I’m going to try my hand at taking the #NANOWRIMO challenge; writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. Will you be joining me? If not, the question I have as you move into the following days and weeks – what in your writing is not as it seems?