Author Archives: sheilamcclune

About sheilamcclune

Aspiring author, sharing the tidbits I've learned along the way.

Dragon Friday #18

(Sorry.  A little late this week.  Stuff happened.  Y’know.) The Dragon, The Wench, and Her Wardrobe (working title) © 2013 Sheila McClune Part 18 Lucinda pulled up outside Maddie’s apartment building and switched off her car. Maddie’s windows were dark, … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: Advice for Aspiring/Perspiring Writers #3: Supernatural Forces Do Not Govern Your Writing

Since I seem to be on a roll with advice for aspiring/perspiring[1] writers, here’s my third entry, and I’ll admit up front that this one may be controversial: Supernatural forces do not govern your writing. So here’s the deal:  Yes, … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: Advice to Aspiring/Perspiring Writers #2: Writers Write

Okay, since I sort of started down this path last week, when I talked about the fact that first drafts suck, I got to thinking about some other advice I’d give to someone who wants to write fiction. And I … Continue reading

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Dragon Friday #17

Okay, since it’s been a while–a long while–since I did one of these, a few words of introduction are probably in order. Once upon a time, I decided to write a story in weekly installments and post it here, more-or-less … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: Contest Results and Writing Advice

Hi, everyone! Yeah, I know.  I haven’t blogged about writing in a while.  Frankly, while I’ve still been writing, I haven’t had a lot going on that I considered blog-worthy. This week, that changed. A couple of months ago, I … Continue reading

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Blog Housekeeping

Okay, so I’ve finally gotten my blog and my domain name and my e-mail account to all be on the same page together.  Yay! So sheilamcclune.com should bring you here, and e-mails to sheila(at)sheilamcclune(dot)com should reach me. I’ve only been … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Blasts From The Past

I’ve got some new cooking adventures to tell you about (including the easiest curry you’ll ever make), but Beloved Husband and I keep eating all the evidence before I can remember to take pictures of it.  So that’ll have to … Continue reading

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