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Changing Focus and Gaining Strength as a Blogger

Many of us start our blogs as diaries, a place carved out on the web for our dreams, thoughts, sometimes rants, and a few crazy memes. These blogs are created by the hour, last for a while, and usually die in a year or so.  However the blogs need focus, and a purpose.  You won’t… Continue reading Changing Focus and Gaining Strength as a Blogger

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Have you liked us on Facebook?

  Did you know that we have prompts, discussions, and other options for writers on our Facebook page? Maybe you just want to be more informed about our newest posts, our Facebook page is great for getting updates as well as talking with other followers about what you love on our blog. Subscribers to email… Continue reading Have you liked us on Facebook?

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Dancing with Fireflies Theme of the Month: Summer Reads

  Summer is my favorite time to curl up in the hammock and read for hours.  I get the most of my summer when I find something quick that takes me away. Some women I know have a whole list of books to read on the beach. Some like the steamy romance books with little plot… Continue reading Dancing with Fireflies Theme of the Month: Summer Reads

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Dancing with Fireflies is taking suggestions!

As with all things, we are always changing and trying to grow.  We are sampling a few new ideas, getting rid of some old habits and looking for suggestions on what might pique your interest and challenge you as a creative person to go out and make your world more beautiful. We know you like the… Continue reading Dancing with Fireflies is taking suggestions!

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May is Fantasy Month!

  Each month we pick a new genre to explore. This month we are exploring the world of Fantasy. There are so many great fantasy writers out there that give us great inspiration. I hope you will share a few of your favorites with the group this month. Fantasy is one of my personal favorite… Continue reading May is Fantasy Month!

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Genre of the Month: Romance

Romance writing takes a special talent. There is a certain dance to writing a believable romance tale. You need chemistry between characters and a tale to be told. So April we are taking some time to look at the art of writing romance. I hope you will join us and share your tips, posts, and… Continue reading Genre of the Month: Romance

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Love making Memes?

We love Meme’s because they are awesome and very cool to use on our blog. We would love to see your Memes! Like making them and have nowhere to show them off? If we can add our blog info to it, we will add it to our Pinterest and use it here on DWF with… Continue reading Love making Memes?

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What a crazy week!

  Here in the Northeast of the United States we have been seeing some crazy weather. We have had so much snow and ice, high winds and crazy storms all winter. This week we had a tiny break in the storms, just long enough to melt the last of the 30+ inches of snow and… Continue reading What a crazy week!

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Theme of the Week: Journaling

  Many of us started writing with a simple but powerful tool, a journal. We wrote out our thoughts and daily actions, we agonized over lost loves and cheered for triumphs of our own. These days journals have gone cyber and we no longer hide our thoughts under the mattress and instead bring them out… Continue reading Theme of the Week: Journaling

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Rate your favorite posts and tell us what you like!

We are trying a few new things to try to make Dancing with Fireflies something you will enjoy more.  One of those things means that you have more input into the content and features of our blog. Adding a rating system allows us to see what posts you really like and the ones you just… Continue reading Rate your favorite posts and tell us what you like!

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Reader Questions: Writers – Tell us about inspirations

Many of our readers are published authors, bloggers, and some dream of being successful with their literary talents. Today we ask, where do you get your inspirations? Did someone special inspire you to write? Do you have a routine for writing? We would love to hear from you! ~ Dancing with Fireflies ~

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Looking for Steampunk Fans

I love all  things Steampunk and I love how it has come forward from the dark corners of the internet to mainstream fashion. I know that Steampunk has been here a while, but for a long time it was held by those who the fans of science fiction, fantasy and alternate history during the 1980s and… Continue reading Looking for Steampunk Fans

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Don’t forget about Bartholomew Korbyn’s special feature – The Dreamer Series Saturday!

Readers have been crazy about the Dreamer series! I hope you will make sure to check the latest episode coming this Saturday! Also, Bartholomew Korbyn has offered his art up for some of my fellow bloggers to take advantage of for a limited time.  If you would like him to do a guest blog post for you, please… Continue reading Don’t forget about Bartholomew Korbyn’s special feature – The Dreamer Series Saturday!

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What’s the origin of Dancing with Fireflies?

When I started Dancing with Fireflies I really wanted just a little space on the canvas to create something personal and Totally Crysta. I thought maybe I’d share some short stories, do some random thought posts, or talk more about living with Lyme disease. I really didn’t know for sure where it was going to… Continue reading What’s the origin of Dancing with Fireflies?

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A few words from Dancing with Fireflies’ Web Mistress – Crysta Icore

Dancing with Fireflies’ Web Mistress – Crysta Icore Hey everyone, I wanted to introduce myself again to all of my readers.  We have had so many new readers join us in the last few months and I really wanted to reach out and introduce myself better. I love blogging.  It’s a really great forum for… Continue reading A few words from Dancing with Fireflies’ Web Mistress – Crysta Icore