Tag Archives: storytelling

Plotting at a Party

Last year was a rough year overall, and, as a result, while I worked  on four books, I only finished and privately published one (intended for a specific person as opposed to a general readership.) and, so, I’ve started this … Continue reading

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Mark Twain’s Legacy

We all love stories- and there’s some good ones coming up this week This Friday, April 10th, at 7:30, the latest episode of a bimonthly storytelling event at the Mark Twain House and Museum For more details, click here Catherine … Continue reading

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Lies, per Gaiman (Inspiration)

“Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things,  and which can sometimes pay the rent.” Neil Gaiman 8/27/12 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry” or “The Practical Empath – Surviving and … Continue reading

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“Trick or Treat!”

The original concept of “trick or treat” was that, if you didn’t give the wandering bands of children a treat, they might well play a trick on you -and not necessarily a nice one.

and so, on mischief night or Halloween itself, there were egged cars, soaped windows and trees that bore a bumper crop of toilet paper (to give just a few examples….)

This is a concept that you can bring into your writing, to make it more interesting or exciting.

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