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Derailing Divas

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Character Concepts
Derailing Train Tracks

I have a character who is great at derailing things in my first novel, The Summoners. I love her, and I love that she does that. But she’s a crazy maker, and it has caused some interesting conflicts with some of my other characters.

The Cheating Contestants

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Flash Fiction
Tarragona Arena Cheating Contestants

I shouldn’t admit this, but I recently re-watched (guilty pleasure) Bring It On. Just to show that inspiration can come from anywhere, there was a line said in the movie by one of the cheerleaders that struck a chord with me. It was said after Torrance (the new cheer captain), revealed to the squad that their former captain had been stealing cheers from a different squad and teaching the routines to them. When Torrance tries […]