Saturday, February 15, 2020

Wacky Creativity

This link will take you to a Pinterest board full of unusual images. Your challenge:


Allow one of the images to inspire a poem or short story and then write it.


Saturday, February 8, 2020

"Where do you get your ideas?"


I get this question more than any other. Here are some great authors (Stephen King, John Irving, Alan Hollinghurst
Alan Hollinghurst) answering it. 



Saturday, February 1, 2020

It's Time to Make Writing Fun!



When I facilitate writing workshops, I tell participants to treat writing like a job. Show up every day, and do your work.

Sometimes, though, we need a break. We need to refresh and keep the work and enthusiasm about writing burning.

Here are 7 ways to do that. Which way speaks to you?

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Overcome Writer's Block

Just when I thought I'd heard all the suggestions on how to overcome writer's block, I stumble on to this Overcome Writer's Block

Sunday, August 18, 2019