As writers, we often hear “Show Don’t Tell.” And what better way to do so than through realistic dialogue? By realistic I don’t mean the way most people speak, which sounds contradictory I know. But who wants to read the “umms” and “ers” that are used often in everyday conversations? As a youth, I spent much enjoyable time in Italy visiting close relatives. It wasn’t a family meal unless shouting matches occurred, and although no one ever appeared to care who won, I often wondered what the point was. I mean, who knew what the hell the others were saying? Besides [...]
Do you have a bucket list? Everyone should have one because it will help us identify our dreams and goals that we want to fulfill before we die. Start one now if you haven’t already. If you’re unsure about how many to include, some say fifty, while others one-hundred or more, but ultimately it’s your choice. There are even online sites to help, such as bucketlist.org/ https://fullylived.com/creative-bucket-list-ideas/. Sometimes our goals seem unobtainable for different reasons, money, time, health. But don’t let them stop you. Pick three goals at a time, but don’t let that keep you from fulfilling other goals If you [...]
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