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Two Flash Fiction Holidays Stories Just for You!

If you heard our most recent podcast episode, you heard Barry and me read our holiday flash fiction stories. Here are the stories if you'd like to take a closer look. Cranberry Sauce in the Time of Keto By Drēma Drudge The formerly white kitchen wall is now dotted with red, the semi set globs… Continue reading Two Flash Fiction Holidays Stories Just for You!

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10 Holiday Gifts that are not JUST Books for the Readers and Fellow Writers in your Life!

WATT SEASON 2 EPISODE 6 Show notes Listen to it wherever you listen to podcasts, or here: Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com Welcome to WATT, your biweekly home for all things writing instruction, analysis, inspiration, and writing news and trends. Our show is an irreverent guide to writing literary fiction. I’m Drema Drudge, author… Continue reading 10 Holiday Gifts that are not JUST Books for the Readers and Fellow Writers in your Life!

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Five Things that Slay Reader Anticipation (Don’t Do These!)

One of the best compliments a reader can pay you, the writer, is to say they started flipping pages. True, you want them to read Every. Damn. Word, but if they don’t, it means you have ratcheted the tension up so high they want to know what happens. NOW. Anticipation. If you don’t yet hear… Continue reading Five Things that Slay Reader Anticipation (Don’t Do These!)

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Free First Page Critique On Air and Our Podcast Intro Music!

Dear Writers, We get it. One of the hardest things to do is to get a sympathetic ear to hear your writing. It's tough to get balanced, honest feedback. Guess what? We're critiquing your first page of creative writing (stories, novels, poetry, creative memoir, whatever) free on our podcast, Writing All the Things. (Coming June… Continue reading Free First Page Critique On Air and Our Podcast Intro Music!

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Something Rotten: A Lesson in Alliteration

Writing instruction, Writing Something Rotten!: A Lesson in Alliteration Drema DrudgeApril 1, 2019 First of all, welcome, new readers! So glad to have you aboard our writing raft. When is something rotten anything but? When it’s the musical, of course! Barry and I went to see the musical Something Rotten! recently.He bought me the cd… Continue reading Something Rotten: A Lesson in Alliteration