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Poet Neil Hilborn “OCD”

Love and pain, beautiful and heartbreaking. Truth. These are dancing words. Poet Neil Hilborn shared his emotional dance with the world. Now around the world people are nodding their heads with tears and cheers for his piece about living and loving with OCD. Neil Hilborn performed ‘OCD’ in June during the individual finals at the 2013 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.…

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Guest Bloggers Wanted.

Have an extra special piece that you think is awesome and want to share it?  This week I am looking for a few people willing to share their creative talents and be our featured Guest Bloggers. General guidelines Write a post with really useful content. Write with Dancing with Firefly Readers in mind. Your post must be original and written…

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5 Annoying Things on Facebook

  I love Facebook. I spend a great amount of my time scrolling down through the lives of my friends, family, classmates from 25 years ago that I have not had a real life conversation with in just as long, random celebrities, unusual people who like to post pictures of cats, and many many more. I am just like so much of…

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Ready to start a blog?

Why Blog anyways? There are so many reasons that people are choosing to become bloggers.  There are just as many types of blogs out there as there are bloggers. From the Mommy bloggers to the Photo journalists, everyone is looking to carve out a place on the internet as their own. Blogging can be a great way to help a…

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Weekly Challenge

  For your weekly challenge I would like you to do a book review on your favorite romance book, share a romance poem, or give us your creative eye &  themed Meme for Dancing with Fireflies. Don’t forget to post it on your blog or your Facebook and post the link here in the comment section. You can also post your…

Shut Up and Write - overcoming your fearful voice and do what makes you happy.

Shut up and write!

A few years ago I found myself dreaming of doing more with my writing. I wanted to be a writer but I couldn’t seem to get passed the dreaming phase and on to the actual writing. Like so many people I was stuck until I accepted that no matter the outcome, I would never know what it was like to…

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Weekly Challenge: Romance

Romance can be hard to write.  After all you need great characters to write Romance stories. Take took a look at how to make those romance stories heat up a little with Sex Scenes – Adding realism to fiction. Today we ask you to get out your phones, cameras, or computers and SHOW us what Romance looks like to you! Feeling…

Making the best out of a frustrating situation

Lemons!

“All right, I’ve been thinking. When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don’t want your damn lemons! What am I supposed to do with these?! Demand to see life’s manager! Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons! Do you know who I am? I’m…

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Weekly Writing Challenge – Poets Come Forth!

Inspired by the works of poets Mary Oliver, Dylan Thomas, Kushtrim Thaqi, Rumi, and incredible Slam Poets Buddy Wakefield and  Katie Makkai. Now we are taking our poetry week to our Weekly Writing Challenge and asking you to bring out your poetry and share it with us in our challenge! Look through your high school journals, your hidden pieces, or that buried post on your…