Let’s face it, size matters. The smaller you are, the better. That’s where we cats have it all over most of our canine rivals. (And let’s be honest, those little dogs just are not cute!) The smaller you are, the … Continue reading
Here’s an opening line to start off your writing for Hump Day… Where will this one take you? You’ve got 10 minutes, so set that timer and begin! I was just a child when the old man died.
Photos are worth a thousand words, mainly because they make our minds race with images, connections, What If?s, How-did-this-happens, etc. A picture can hold an entire story in its one image. That’s why pictures are such a great way to … Continue reading
Today we host author and actress Mara Purl, who has penned a loving story about her mother. Her mother was born on July 14, and died on July 19—the date of my own mother’s birth! It’s an amazing synchronicity that … Continue reading
Here’s an imaginative situation for you to play with. Don’t overthink it; don’t worry if you don’t write this genre. Just set your timer for 10 minutes, begin writing, and see what happens. Situation: You purchase a new cleaning product … Continue reading
Today we put Tony Piazza, author of the critically acclaimed Tom Logan series, on the hot seat of questions. What he reveals just may surprise you! Ready, Tony? Go! Author Tony Piazza What in your writing have you dropped along … Continue reading
Here’s a photo that will definitely jump-start your thought process. What do you see in the image? What does it mean? How does something like this happen? Where is the story here? Set your timer for 10 minutes and let … Continue reading
You have to get serious right from the start. Nail this part, and the rest of the lessons will fall in line. Begin by letting them know you’re the boss. They won’t get it at first, especially if they haven’t … Continue reading
Here’s an opening sentence that should help stretch your imagination. Set your timer for 10 minutes and begin writing! They never thought it would look like that.
Today I have the privilege of asking author Andrea Chmelik, who describes herself as a writer, speaker, activist, wine enthusiast, pickle elitist, and cat lover. I’ve asked her some questions about her writing and her writing process and she’s given … Continue reading