Life takes us in many directions. Here’s a situation to play with that I had to deal with recently. Let’s see what you can do with it! Set that timer, put your thinking cap on, and write! You wake up … Continue reading
Author Terry Sanville Today we have some words of wisdom from author Terry Sanville on crafting the perfect setting for our stories. Take it away, Terry! A story’s setting has multiple dimensions. There’re the obvious physical elements – On a … Continue reading
Here’s a sentence to start you off that should get your creativity rolling along. There are lots of places this one can take you. Set that timer for 15 or 20 minutes and start writing! Have fun! We only had … Continue reading
At one morning session of my Write It Right Writing Class a few years ago, we got into an interesting discussion about symbols and the role they play in our stories. One of the students questioned the need for symbols … Continue reading
Today we have an interesting picture that can take you to many different places. What do you see in this image? Where will it take your story-telling ability? Set that timer and begin writing now!
Author/Poet Debra Davis Hinkle *Right Brain – …associated with creative thought and… I started writing in 2004 and almost ten years later, I was still struggling with my writer’s voice. Was I a writer, a poet? If I was an … Continue reading
Today we’ll delve a bit inside ourselves, since all our writing incorporates pieces of ourselves in it, even if it’s speculative, fantasy, or sci-fi. The more we can access what lies deep within, the better our writing will be. So, … Continue reading
You Put What In My Bowl? Food. It’s the most important item in the universe. Never doubt that for a moment. One thing you have to keep in mind is that humans never understand the importance of food. They will … Continue reading
Here’s a fun opening phrase to start off your Hump Day! It should give you plenty to think and write about. Set that timer and get to work, letting those words flow… The ball bounced three times before it….
Today, we have words of wisdom on the value of, and how to insert, subplots into your stories, from Sue McGinty, acclaimed author of the Bella Kowalski mystery series. Her Q&A format leaves no stone overturned when it comes to … Continue reading