Scary October needs a scary witch, and the fantasy Autumn Spells by Edie Roones offers us Neehla.

Eager to re-embody herself in a younger woman, Neehla builds her sorcerous spell.

Prologue

In this life her name was Neehla.  Over many lives, she had lost some things, gained others.  Through them all, her sorcery remained tangible evil, woven from the elemental air and the incense of her spells.

Her fingers flew across the loom, weaving a snare for the unwary.  She snatched a spiral of smoke from the air and twisted it deftly before joining the sorcered strand to the thread on the shuttle.  As it shot across the warp threads on the loom, the gray smoke deepened, becoming as darkly hued as the power that shaped it.

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Writer’s Block doesn’t exist.

Yes, it sounds like heresy.  It must be wrong.  Everyone talks about Writer’s Block.

I’m preaching that Writer’s Block doesn’t exist.

Instead, if you’re in a writing slump, you have one of three distinct problems.

And I’ve got some solutions.

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Writer’s Block doesn’t exist.

Writer’s Block doesn’t exist?  Yes, I’m speaking heresy when I proclaim that.

If you’re following us, the previous blog provided a brief quiz.  At this linkI natter on about the reasons I believe that writers are buying into a great big lie.

After all, if you can write words at all, you’re not truly blocked.

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