There is much talk about hitting the “beats” in a work of creative writing. What are they? Where are they?
It takes grit. Grit is the stamina you have to summon to keep going. To finish college or finish writing books, it takes effort day in and day out to finish. Books don’t write themselves.
Editing Tip: Have Your “Edited” Draft Read Aloud to You. Finding the errors in your novel is the reason having other members of a writing group read your manuscript aloud works!
Stories are like individual threads weaving a tapestry together that forms an overall picture of our existence. Why do we need this shared and often synergistic experience of being taken on an adventure of the mind?
Day 5 of the “Seven Days Seven Photos” challenge. Trees are spooky in black & white–good writing prompt. #writing #amwriting #writingfiction
Black and white photographs are striking and revealing. It is easier to see structures, contours, textures, positions, and shadows undeterred by color. #writing #writingnonfiction #sevendayssevenphotos
“Photography helps people to see.” -Berenice Abbott I have been challenged to do the 7-Day Black and White Photos from my life. …
Creation is a form of energy, and we have a choice in how we spend it. You can build something or you can destroy something. For me, I choose to create, build, and inspire.
As writers, we get excited about the characters in our plots and can’t wait to get them to the next action. Often we don’t know what to write in the space between major events and leave too much empty room. How does a writer fill that empty space between plot events?
Advice and outline for writing nonfiction how-to or training books based on persuasive essay writing.