It’s summertime and the living is easy–but even under the best of conditions, there are times when the writing gets tough. So here are five new prompts to get the juices flowing–no rum required. Remember, freewriting is spontaneous, stream-of-consciousness, uncensored writing bliss. You never know what gold you may uncover. A new direction on a … More Freewrite Friday – August 2017
Plotter or Pantser? This is a question that comes up among writers from time to time. Especially writers undertaking the novel. The mother of all projects. The beast of beasts. But is that all there is? Isn’t there some happy medium?
I have a writer-friend named Linda who is the queen of sensory descriptions. She writes so beautifully about place and emotion that she missed her calling as a travel brochure writer. Me? I get rolling on the train of narrative and dialogue and sometimes I leave description and emotional tags at the station. And I … More #booksforwriters August 2017
It’s midsummer madness and the heat is on. Here’s five prompts to get your creative juices flowing while you dab the sweat off your brow or wait out the heat of the day in an air-conditioned sanctuary–be it home or the local coffee joint. Remember, the point of free-writing is to just have at it … More Freewrite Friday – July 2017
Before 4/20 (the unofficial official national pot smoking holiday) there was 7/14, which happens to be the date of this post’s publication. But that’s not all 7/14 represents. It’s also the area code of Orange County, California…but I digress. So what is 7/14? And how does it connect to the Write Life to which my fellow … More 7/14 and the Write Life