Tag Archive: Fractions of Existence

Apr 20 2016

#atozchallenge Q for Quick Guide to Character Flaws #Writing @RoseFblog

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples Q is for “Quick” Book: Write Away: Quick Guide to Character Flaws by Rose Fischer @RoseFblog My dice roll: 72 (ebook location out of 193) Lesson: Character Flaws Figure out what keeps getting a …

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Apr 19 2016

#atozchallenge P is for Plot #Writing Outline the Journey of the Hero by @stephaniedraven

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples P is for “Plot” Book: Plot Your Book In A Month…With Scrivener by Stephanie Draven My dice roll: 578 (ebook location out of 2246) Lesson: Outline the Journey of the Hero You do not …

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Apr 18 2016

#atozchallenge O is for Orson Scott Card #Writing Openings #WriteTip Beginnings @orsonscottcard

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples O is for “Orson” Book: How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy by Orson Scott Card @orsonscottcard My dice roll: 95 Lesson: Beginnings of novels Beginnings of novels must reveal information that promises an …

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Apr 15 2016

#atozchallenge M is for Manuscript Revision by @hollylisle #WriteTip for Weak Words

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples http://hollylisle.com/one-pass-manuscript-revision-from-first-draft-to-last-in-one-cycle/ M is for “Manuscript” Book: One-Pass Manuscript Revision: From First Draft to Last in One Cycle by Holly Lisle @hollylisle My dice roll: 6 (ebook/pdf location out of 8) Lesson: Weak Words Is …

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Apr 14 2016

#atozchallenge L is for Writer’s Lab #Prompt Protagonist Failure

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples L is for “Lab” Book: The Writer’s Lab: A Place to Experiment with Fiction by Sexton Burke My dice roll: 112 Lesson: Writing Prompt about a protagonist who fails A protagonist normally achieves a …

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Apr 12 2016

#atozchallenge J is for James Scott Bell #Writing Plot Ideas from Issues that Outrage @jamesscottbell

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples J is for “James” Book: Write Great Fiction – Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell @jamesscottbell My dice roll: 39 Lesson: Ways to get plot ideas This section of the book gives 20 …

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Apr 11 2016

#atozchallenge I is for Insecure #WriteTip #IWSG Use the Zodiac @JunetaKey #CharacterSheet

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples I is for “Insecure” Book: The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond by Alex J. Cavanaugh, J. L. Campbell, Susan Gourley, Joylene Nowell Butler, L. Diane Wolfe, Lynda R. Young, Michelle …

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Apr 09 2016

#atozchallenge H is for Heart #Writing #WriteTip Give the Hero more Problems

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples H is for “Heart” Book: Writing the Heart of Your Story: The Secret to Crafting an Unforgettable Novel (The Writer’s Toolbox Series) by C. S. Lakin My dice roll: 104 (of 204) Lesson: Create …

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Apr 08 2016

#atozchallenge G is for Getting Published #WriteTip #query @carlywatters

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples G is for “Getting” Book: Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters @carlywatters My dice roll: 964 Lesson: 6 Tips to Make Your Query Stand Out 1- …

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Apr 07 2016

#atozchallenge F is for From Inspiration to Publication #Writing #Pacing #WriteTip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples F is for “From” Book: From Inspiration to Publication: How to Succeed as a Children’s Writer: Advice from 15 Award Winning Writers by Pamela Glass Kelly My dice roll: 102 Lesson: Pacing your book’s …

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Apr 06 2016

#atozchallenge E is for Edelstein #Writing #CharacterTraits #writetip @lindanedelstein

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples E is for “Edelstein” Book: The Writer’s Guide to Character Traits: Includes Profiles of Human Behaviors and Personality Types by Linda Edelstein @lindanedelstein My dice roll: 17 Lesson: Bossy Style personality traits The Bossy …

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Apr 04 2016

#atozchallenge C is for Craft & Technique #writing #openings #writetip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples C is for “Craft” Book: Craft & Technique (Writer’s Little Instruction Book) by Paul Raymond Martin My dice roll: 105 Lesson: Test the story opening “A well-crafted opening should put a worry on a …

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Apr 01 2016

#atozchallenge A is for The Art of War for Writers – Character Motivation #writetip #writing @jamesscottbell

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples A is for “Art” Book: The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises by James Scott Bell @jamesscottbell My dice roll: 138 Lesson: Utilize the Q Factor as a strategic …

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Jun 29 2014

Sunday Seven #80s throwback that compares Voltron to my books

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday.     Comparing the Voltron Lion Force to my Existence series   1– Voltron – Keith, pilot of the black lion that forms the head, is the levelheaded Captain who puts his crew and planet first. His romantic feelings for Allura tend to distract …

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Jun 05 2014

The #amwriting #whywrite #process hop

The Writer’s Blog Hop — Mention the person who tagged you. Answer four questions. Tag three people. (Those three do the same on their blog.)   My thanks to Lisa M. Lilly for tagging me in this hop.   Lisa M. Lilly is an attorney and author. She lives in Chicago, where she serves as …

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May 03 2014

The Writer’s Voice Bloghop Entry of 250 Words and My Query

   According to the email I received this morning, I made it in to “The Writer’s Voice” blogfest. The first 250 words of my manuscript, and general query, are posted below for that purpose.     FRACTIONS OF EXISTENCE   Written by J. Lenni Dorner   CHAPTER 1 To ask Jane Myers how she was …

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Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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Mar 03 2014

Authors with blogs chain hop

This is a blog chain hop on writing for authors with blogs. It is my honor to have been tagged by Ia Uaro. Ia Uaro was a published author at 17 and used the proceeds to help fund her university studies, during which time she was active in aero-modelling, martial arts, mountaineering, speleology… and studied …

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Sep 06 2013

Query versus Query

             An affluent young professional’s heart beat echoes empty chambers, unsure of its proper rhythm without her. A conservative, sheltered wallflower worries about her ability to please her betrothed, a stranger that her father selected. Such ordinary problems plague these lovely creatures that masquerade as human (which he knows he …

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