Author Archives: DrEMiller

About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.

Studying the Masters of Detective Fiction I – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
This post is the first in a series that I will be writing about the individuals that I view as the masters in my genre of choice, crime/detective fiction. I am a firm believer…

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
I hope your new week has got off to a good start. Here’s a new writing challenge for you: Write a story or poem on any of the following themes: Hatred Valentine’s Day Chocolate Last week’s…

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Guest Writer Spot

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
It’s Friday and time for my Guest Writer Spot, which gives writers the opportunity for their  work to be seen and read by others. I accept stories, poems, articles – in fact, anything and everything. All…

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First Proofs

Originally posted on Libby Sommer, Author:
First proofs and mock-up of the cover of my second book, ‘The Crystal Ballroom’ have arrived. To tell you the truth, I wasn’t looking forward to rereading the manuscript. It had been rejected by…

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Markets For Writers

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
This week’s market is for the poets. Writing Magazine is holding a haiku competition. As their guidelines state, ‘For the purposes of this competition, your haiku should be unrhymed, and written in three lines with five…

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
Here’s a new writing challenge for you, this fine Monday (well, drizzly Monday where I am. I hope it’s sunny where you are): Write a story or poem on any of the following themes: Secrets Fame…

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The bigger the issue, the smaller you write.

Originally posted on Libby Sommer, Author:
A fantastic example of this writing advice is Kurt Vonnegut’s  Slaughterhouse-Five. Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement. – The Boston Globe Kurt Vonnegut’s absurdist…

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Zentangle Posts Moving…

Some of you have been following this blog for reasons other than blogging. Some of you seem to enjoy the posts involving the art and meditation (and sometimes critique) of Zentangle®. For the tanglers among you, I would like to … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
Is it really Monday again?! Here’s a new writing challenge for you: Write a story or poem on any of the following themes: Euphoria Heat Cake Last week’s themes were: Misery Sleep Gold You certainly sent…

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Markets For Writers

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
I know a lot of you enjoy writing flash fiction so here’s a market for you. Reader’s Digest are holding their annual 100-word competition. Stories have to be exactly 100 words in length. The title isn’t…

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