FIVE HUNDRED YEARS AGO, on October 31, 1517, there was no Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or the blogosphere. But there was the castle church door. You want to start a revolution? Start there.
Ever sit down to write the Great American Novel and come up lacking (despite the ream of typed manuscript and three wasted years that should prove otherwise?) Writing is hard work. Writing the novel? Herculean. But it doesn’t have to be… Lisa Cron to the rescue. The book title is linked to Amazon. Story Genius: … More #booksforwriters November 2017
Coming into the holiday season, many of us start thinking, Where am I going to get the money? It’s not cheap being Santa Claus and it’s not cheap providing year-round for our families. Think about our expenses compared to our parents’? TV used to be free. There was one phone, maybe an extension (for those … More Foxy Bibliophile Nonfiction: You Are a Badass at Making Money
Like Asimov, writing, to me, is thinking through my fingers. But sometimes the old fingers are rusty, so I need a visual prompt to help me on my way. This month’s prompts feature various means of conveyance to help you on your way. Choose one or more as a vehicle…a springboard to a story or … More Freewrite Friday – October 2017
A couple summers ago, after teaching English and creative writing for years, I was finally able to put down my teacher’s briefcase and dedicate myself to writing full-time, as I had always longed to do. So last September, I went to a writer’s conference that opened my eyes as to what I needed to do … More One Year Blogging Anniversary