Author: MelCorbett

IWSG: Avoiding Grad School Burnout

Acrylics painting women trees in bloom

Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list… So, I missed my goalsetting post two weeks in a row. It’s not that I didn’t set goals the last two weeks, it’s just that

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Goals for week of 2/15/16

Welcome back to the weekly goal setting blog post! As I write (*ahem dictate* this, it’s Saturday, so technically there’s still a little bit of time to squeeze in accomplishing my goals “for the week.” I’m checking in right now because I’m

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Goals: Week of January 25…. a few days late

I actually dictated this driving over the weekend, but… well, I didn’t import it into Dragon until yesterday, and I had the bloghop. So the goals were set, just not shared. 😀   Okay! I am going to try this record

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Storytime Blog Hop: If It’s Not Yours

This story is posted as part of the Storytime Blog Hop.     “Give it!” Meg tugged on the wand. “I found it, so it’s mine!” Kimmy shoved Meg away. Rip! Meg’s sparkly dress tore as she fell. Meg’s eyes

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IWSG: New Year, New Momentum

Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list… I’ve been struggling a lot with how to balance my fiction goals with school and teaching. As far as school I’m really concerned about finishing my

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Goals for Week of January 4

I’ve been struggling with achieving my goals lately, so I’m working on making them public and holding myself accountable. My Mel Corbett Fiction goals this week: • Write this blog post • IWSG blog post. • Edit “Grandmother’s Ring” •

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Marissa Meyer’s Winter

I finally finished reading Marissa Meyer’s Winter the other day, the fourth book (or fifth if you count the Levana book?) in the Lunar Chronicles, Meyer’s sci-fi story-tale retellings. I have to say, I am totally satisfied. Ms. Meyer did

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Free Fiction: In Our Skies: A Story of the Alien Invasion

What would you do in an alien takeover? For years, Ken’s fellow airline pilots whispered stories of strange things in the skies when no one else was listening. He never believed their stories. He never thought aliens might be real.

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Insecure Writer’s Support Group: Without focus

Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list… So, I’m not really sure what to share this week (and since I didn’t finish this post yesterday, I’m a little late today). It’s not as

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(Very Slowly) Reading Winter

I’m super excited that Marissa Meyer’s Winter‘s* finally on my kindle.  It’s the fourth book in the Lunar Chronicles* and I devoured the other three, but sadly, I haven’t really been reading it a lot. 🙁 I’ve been dedicating a lot

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