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A call from my past

I met two cancer survivors yesterday. After months of not being called to help I was…

#NaNoWriMo Week Four: Writing Changes

How can we be on week four of #NaNoWriMo already? Is it flying by for you,…

Can You Fail #NaNoWriMo?

Can we just chat for a minute? If you have followed me for a bit you…

4 Tips to Free Your Writing

I don’t believe in writer’s block. But I did get stuck this week.  I am writing…

The Kindness of Schitt’s Creek

I actually wrote this post 2 months ago–glad I waited to post it! IF you are…

Can We Get Back to Writing?

Anything really…Just write something! In the show Hamilton there is a heartbreaking song immediately followed by…

Charlie Daniels

When you have a famous father sometimes you have two fathers. You have the one that…

How Does Your Character Hide Trauma?

New character building questions for You. When I was in acting class with Larry Moss we…

The Things That Change Us

https://www.instagram.com/lesliedwight/?hl=en I love Leslie Dwight’s post. Instead of seeing everything as horrid and bleak we must…

The One Where I Get To Save A Life

and a bit of #cancerptsdstraight talk Please excuse the lateness of this publication–I wrote it before…

Inspired? Who do you write for?

I don’t feel inspired right now. I feel cut off. I am cut off from friends…

Back to Writing Tips

I was invited back to Craig and Scott’s podcast. It is called…Good Sentences–here is a link…

Family Time During Quarantine

The Family Circle 2011 I feel myself drawing more and more inward. I remember a conversation…

Morale

Dad shaved every day of WWII. No matter where he was or what he was doing.…

How to get back to writing if you are feeling trapped?

I started a new story today. I feel trapped enough that working on my WIP is…

Journal: Covid-19 March 2020

This isn’t pretty but it is what has been going on …Covid is no joke but…

Character Creation Class

Saturday Morning 9 AM Pacific Angelique L’Amour, Author Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/angeliquelamourauthor/ Let’s Do This! I decided…

How to Deal With Rejection

Dead End? I don’t think so… I got rejected last week. Wait, let me rephrase that,…

Search for Clean Beauty

Not doing lots of pics this week, just information! Sunscreen my gateway drug into clean beauty.…

Resisting Writing and Questions for You

I chose to simply repost a portion of my latest newsletter. I have some questions I…

The Pursuit of Excellence

Yesterday I was thinking about how I had started out writing as a young girl, and…

A Look Back: 5 Lessons from Judy Blume

Check out this post from 2 years ago when I took a Masterclass from Judy Blume.…

Why Authors Need to be Script Supervisors

Do you know what a script supervisor is? Script supervisors sit by the director on a…

Reading is Writing

Oh the glorious nature of a blank page! I long for the days when I created…

My Decade Review

New Decade New Year New Me? Did you do a decade review? Did you look at…