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Next post: Sunday, June 26 (published around 5 PM) Sarren's Curse a short story by Leanne Dyck
Sarren looks normal, but she isn't. She has a problem. She needs help. Will she find it?
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Sharing my author journey...
Somewhere I heard, maybe from my mom, "If you sit with a problem long enough, the answer will come."
Implied but not said is keep calm and keep the faith.
This week that theory held true...
A couple of months ago I received a note n a rejection letter. In brief, it read--this story isn't compelling.
I loved that story. I knew it would work--I just didn't know how. Then Thursday morning, out of the blue--as if a gift from my muse--the answer came: change the beginning and end, change the tense, write the story like a letter from the writer to the reader. Brilliant!
Don't you just love it when all the ducks line up and start quacking?