Write Over The Hump

Here’s a strange little sentence to open your writing day. Where will it take you? What is the situation and why is it happening? Have fun with this one! Set your timer, 15-20 minutes, copy the opening sentence, and start … Continue reading

Martha Stromberg on Writing and the Hulder-Kin

Writer/Author Martha Stromberg Today, we hear from writer Martha Stromberg, as she answers some fascinating questions about her writing and her process. The floor’s all yours, Martha! Susan. Where do your ideas come from?  Martha: I think all my best … Continue reading

Write Over The Hump

Here’s an interesting nature photograph that will start your creative juices flowing. What do you see in it? Something human, natural, otherworldly? What made this tree what it is? What is it reaching for? What would it say if it … Continue reading

How to Train a Human

Lesson #5: Meal Times 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 fuss over … Continue reading

Write Over the Hump

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

Scrambled Thoughts About “The Setting”

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

Write Over the Hump

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

A Journey Through My Right Brain To My Writer’s Voice

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