Month: July 2019

Using objects, locations, and animals as plot devices

In theater, they call them props. Comedians can make a whole routine out of an object. In movies, the camera can foreshadow developments by focusing closely on seemingly harmless objects. Writers can use props in writing, too. Bringing in ordinary things like objects, locations, and animals to pace and direct the story can slow it…
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The Secret Garden Book Tag with Mirren Hogan — Rogue Skies Blog

Welcome! Every Tuesday the authors of Rogue Skies will be bringing you some fun book/author tags! So what are tag posts? A tag post is a series of questions that we will answer and then challenge our readers or other blogger and authors to do too! It’s just a fun way to get to know…
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Meet The Rogues — Karen M. Bryson

Author Karen M. Bryson Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a bestselling romantic mystery and suspense novelist. My writing has humor, heart, and quirky characters. I’m also an award-winning/optioned screenwriter. When I’m not writing, you can find me riding around the neighborhood on my bicycle, traveling, or spending time with my husband and our…
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5 Summer Tacos To Devour With Your TBR Pile!

I originally came up with the idea for this post before going to a conference in San Antonio in June. Everyone likes tacos, right? They’re like sandwiches, but people actually look forward to eating them. There’s an infinite number of toppings and combos, so there’s something for everyone. Here, in no particular order, are my…
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Declaring Independence – the DIY Movement

Break out your saucepans, drill bits, and knitting needles—the latest trend is to do-it-yourself like our grandparents did. With so much information online, it’s easier than ever to find instructions on everything from dollmaking to drywall.  Or for those seeking to connect with actual humans, knitting circles and crafting afternoons are trending. Still, others may…
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Filling the Creative Well

Being a writer is awesome. You just sit down, close your eyes, say your mantra, put fingers to keys… And floof! The words flow in a torrent of rainbows, unicorns, plot twists, and… Yeah, that’s not how it happens. Writing is hard work, especially for those of us with day jobs. I use a lot…
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The Stranger Things Book Tag with C.L. Cannon — Rogue Skies Blog

Welcome! Every Tuesday the authors of Rogue Skies will be bringing you some fun book/author tags! So what are tag posts? A tag post is a series of questions that we will answer and then challenge our readers or other blogger and authors to do too! It’s just a fun way to get to know…
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Meet The Rogues — Joynell Schultz

Author Joynell Schultz Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a veterinary pharmacist by trade, but currently, help out at my family’s wildlife sanctuary/zoo as well as write. I couldn’t pick which I enjoy more, so I do both! My life gets quite busy when you add in two teenagers and a self-employed husband as…
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