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
Here’s a little something for those who write memoir/creative nonfiction. It can also jump-start your fiction story telling, too. Have fun with it! Write about losing someone you love.
Author Mark R. Arnold Today we hear from author Mark Arnold on the Historical Novel and his process in writing his novel, Monster: The Story of Young Mary Shelley under the name M.R. Arnold. Fascinating subject and equally fascinating thoughts! … Continue reading
Here’s a sentence to start you off. You know the rules: set your timer for 10 or 15 minutes, start off with the Prompt Sentence, and start to write. No thinking, no crossing off, just write! Ready? Go! Damn, why … Continue reading
I woke up at 3:00 a.m. one morning, with a story opening full in my head. It was so clear I could see the words as though they had been typed onto paper. So, I got up, turned on the … Continue reading
Here’s a sweet photo to start you off today. What’s the story here? What do you see in this photo that makes you want to write?
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 a fun, weird little situation that will make your creativity sit up and take notice. Set your timer for 10 to 15 minutes, start to write, and see what your subconscious pulls up! You go to a street fair … Continue reading
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.