Lisa Binion

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Butterflies Lost Within The Crooked Moonlight – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

What is poetry? According to dictionary.com, poetry is the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, …

Literature

Matthew Keith – Indie Authors: It’s About Enjoying the Ride | Lisa's Writopia

I can still remember the day I hit Amazon’s “publish” button for the first time. Afterward, I told my wife, “<i>If even one person reads this book and</i> …

Writing

Hobson’s Choice -a Review | Lisa's Writopia

<i>Hobson’s Choice</i> is a collection of fifteen enjoyable short stories by Clive West. They are well-written, entertaining, and thought-provoking, showing …

Waterfalls Picture Writing Prompts | Lisa's Writopia

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but it is up to the author to write those thousand words. (Richard Petracca) Will you be the one to …

Wikimedia

National Sarcastic Awareness Month | Lisa's Writopia

October is National Sarcastic Awareness Month, but people use sarcasm every day of the year. How often are you sarcastic?<p>hooray for sarcasm, Byron …

Mark Twain

Ways of Darkness (Unclean Evolution, Book 2) – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

San Francisco was the site of horrible terrorist attack where a contagion was unleashed that turned humans into oil-drooling zombies. At the end of …

Chronic Disease

A Blellum & Other Contemptible People | Lisa's Writopia

How contemptible is your character? Is she a blellum? Could she be a buffarilla or a fa-ma-fuff? Would she be smart to marry a fritlag?<p>beldam, pixabay<p>…

Harry Potter

LC Champlin – Truth is Stranger Than Fiction: Using History and Real-Life Events in Fiction | Lisa's Writopia

The best lie has a nugget of truth. Likewise, the best fictional story has a nugget, or maybe an entire Happy Meal, of reality. Check out any fantasy …

George Washington

The Lost Mata Hari Ring – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

One moment you’re alive in 2018. Then you put on a ring that you feel drawn to. You’re sucked down through the whirlwinds of time, and find yourself …

Time Travel and Reincarnation: Is Either Possible? – Guest Post by Elyse Douglas | Lisa's Writopia

About ten years ago, Doug visited a hypnotherapist, and while in an altered state, he experienced several past lives. Although I saw the same person, …

D.B. Silvis Interview – Puzzles, Writing, and Self-Publishing | Lisa's Writopia

Did the inspiration for this book have anything to do with jigsaw puzzles? How important to the success of a book is it to have a good editor? What …

Puzzle of Death – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Who out there doesn’t like to work puzzles? Dr. Frederick Rhineman loves jigsaw puzzles, so he creates a unique one of his own. I’m sure he must have …

My Ten Most Popular Articles (So Far) | Lisa's Writopia

Lisa’s Writopia was created in February 2015. What are my all-time top ten articles? The ones listed below are the most popular articles on my …

Wacky Street Names | Lisa's Writopia

Are you trying to figure out a crazy street name to use in your story? I’ve compiled a list of these for you to refer to for ideas, and the names of …

Goblins & Ghouls: Ghouls Amongst Us, Book 1 – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

<i>Men in Black</i> showed us that aliens live among us disguised as humans.<p><i>Ghouls Amongst Us</i> tells us that ghouls live amongst us. Sometimes they help us. …

Towns with Car Names | Lisa's Writopia

Are you writing a mystery about cars? Or maybe you are a car fanatic. Have you ever thought about using a town with the name of a car in your story? …

Yes, There’s a Word for That: Ha-ha and Other Unusual Words | Lisa's Writopia

Does ha-ha always mean laughter? What do you call someone who is a leech? What is the term for one who advocates equal rights for men? What else can …

Jodie M. Swanson – The Story Behind Her Books | Lisa's Writopia

Jodie M. Swanson, a graduate from Owen-Withee High School, has served in the US Air Force and writes what her dreams tell her to. Sometimes she blurs …

Operation Hail Storm – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Marshall Hail, an industrial billionaire and respected physicist, is a man on a mission. His mission turns to revenge though once his wife and twin …

Talking Trash | Lisa's Writopia

Trash cans haven’t always been around for families to dispose of their trash in. So what did they do with their garbage? That depended on where they …

Why I Wrote The Angel Warriors Series – Guest Post by Melinda S. Reynolds | Lisa's Writopia

Why did I write The Angel Warriors series? That question, and any other question relating to writing, is never easy for me to answer because I never …

The Angel Warriors: Earthbound – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Have you ever wondered exactly what went on in heaven before Lucifer was cast out? What exactly did he do? <i>Angel Warriors: Earthbound</i> puts a story …

Bittersweet: 14 Macabre Tales of Love and Loss – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Each of the fourteen stories in this book by Dan HIlliard is short, to the point, and well-written. They will astonish you and possibly keep you …

A. L. Gibson Interview: Writing The Chronicles of Neffie | Lisa's Writopia

Which of the characters in this book were real people and which ones came from the author’s imagination? How hard was it for the author to write in …

The Story Behind The Chronicles of Neffie – Guest Post by A. L. Gibson | Lisa's Writopia

Many of the experiences that Neffie went through were a combination of the things that my great-grandmothers and great-great-grandmothers went …

The Chronicles of Neffie – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

<i>The Chronicles of Neffie</i> is about a fifteen-year-old slave girl in Alabama in 1837. Told through her eyes and in her voice, this book will grab hold …

The Shoebill Murder Bird | Lisa's Writopia

Shoebill murder birds don’t even look real to me, but they are. They can only be found in various parts of Africa. Their favorite places to hang out …

Shadow Duet – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

In the fourth book of the Second Species series, love is in the air. This book focuses on Vlad and Andreas, the younger brothers of Marek Strigoi. …

Confusing Words: Deep-seeded vs. Deep-seated | Lisa's Writopia

When looking to describe something, such as loyalty, a grievance, etc, that is firmly implanted or established, it is tempting to say that it is …

Michael W. Huard – What It’s Like to be a Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author in 2018 | Lisa's Writopia

Well, here I am. Each day, I escape to another time period, sometimes even to another planet. This is the life of a writer.<p>Hi, everyone. Today is not …