POV—point of view—is perhaps the easiest writing concept to understand intellectually, and yet the hardest to put into practice when writing. I did massive research when I began teaching fiction and creative nonfiction writing, and discovered that there doesn’t seem … Continue reading
This week we have a guest post from author/poet Shirley Radcliff Bruton. She’s one of the most amazing poets I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and working with. I hope you find inspiration in her thoughts, whether you write poetry … Continue reading
Today we have Barbara M. Hodges with us to answer some very interesting questions about her writing. Enjoy! Author Barbara Hodges When did you first know you were going to be a writer? I didn’t really know until we moved … 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.
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 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.
Nature can be one of the best idea creators. Here’s a photo of the sky that I took one day: is it daytime or night time? Is that the sun or the moon? Where is the red coming from? Is … Continue reading
When we think of a place, what most easily comes to mind is what we see. When asked to describe a particular place—an office building, for example—most of us will concentrate on what the building looks like: how big it … Continue reading
Another Wednesday, another prompt. Set your timer for 10 minutes and begin with the following: They gave him/her the wrong name and because of that…
Our guest today is author Rolynn Anderson, author of 10 published novels in the contemporary/mystery genres. They’re all page-turners, so if you haven’t yet read her, start today! She’s here to talk about what she does after she’s at her … Continue reading