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Looking for New Contibutors

If you’re a writer or an avid reader, artist or creative professional, the odds are there is something you can do with the RRP Blog. We are looking for contributors […]

Bristlecone Pine

A Poem by Chase Ambler The ancient Bristlecone stands gnarled and battered against the centuries. Each twist in its bark a memory of a fellow tree lost. The wildfire flames […]

Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler

Reverse Chronology Different than the use of flashback—which just shows one scene out of order—reverse chronology is a writing technique that flips the timeline of events completely. The opening scene […]

Summer Events!

Hi Rams! There are a lot of exciting things happening on the blog in the coming months. First off we have all new poetry from Chase Ambler starting this Friday. […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Primal Practice

Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler It’s always easy to slip back into narrating like yourself when writing. If the character you’re narrating from is not yourself then try to stay away from […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Setting It Up

  Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler   Setting It Up Take any short scene you have lying around and place it in three different settings that are drastically different. Notice how much […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Spice Up Your Conversations

  Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler Spice Up Your Conversations Next time you’re within earshot of a conversation have a listen, but don’t eavesdrop for content instead listen as a writer. Listen […]

Inquisitive: Part 16

By Hassan Izzo I sighed with relief as I collapsed down onto my bed. God it feels good to be home. I felt mentally exhausted. “Seven days. It’s incredible. I […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Rephrasing Juliet

Hi Rams! We are launching a new weekly series with our beloved poet Chase Ambler revolving around writing exercises. Each week, Chase will present a new writing exercise fresh off […]

Inquisitive: Part 15

By Hassan Izzo I stood up again. “What happened to the girl?” “She rejected the opportunity to become an agent for our mission out of hand.” “So, what happened to […]

Inquisitive: Part 14

By Hassan Izzo I watched and listened to my grandmother explaining the intricacies and plot details of this on-going battle with a feeling of detachment. My anger and disbelief were […]

Inquisitive: Part 13

By Hassan Izzo “It is the very essence of subtlety and elegance. Not one thing has been left to, or happened, by chance. The gradual rise of capitalism, of materialism, […]