If you’re an aspiring writer and you’ve clicked on this blog, you’re probably debating about getting a MFA. And after the mountain of online articles blurring in your closing eyes, you’ve decided…nothing. “Great balls of fire!” Why can’t anyone give a straight answer! I’ll tell you why – because they’re vouching for what they think … More MFA or No MFA? That is the Question.
Are you a writer who reads a lot but can’t find anyone to discuss it with? Reading is a crucial step for serious writers to strengthen their craft, but much less effective without following up with a discussion. In this blog, you can participate in a lesson plan that includes both – reading & discussion! … More The Importance of Reading & Discussion: Jurassic Park – How Crichton’s Descriptions Shows v. Tells
Stop reading this blog if you… Don’t want to hear about how to revise my writer’s kryptonite – tension in scenes and how my novel needed MORE fun and games. Keep reading if you want to learn how to add tension and the magic of F & G. Welcome, comrades – First, let’s answer a couple questions. 1) What is tension? And 2) What is Fun and … More Add Tension to Your Scenes
Once upon a time, I participated in a query letter boot camp with agents Kimberley Cameron (@K_C_Associates), Elizabeth Kracht (@ElizabethKracht), and Mary C. Moore (@Mary_C_Moore) from Kimberley Cameron & Associates, via @WritersDigest. During the sessions, I received the opportunity to converse in a discussion panel, learning key rules about writing query letters (more on that … More MG, YA, & DECIPHERING THE DIFFERENCE
Charlotte Forbes was diagnosed with Mesothelioma at a young age. However, cancer could not destroy the love and beauty she gave to this world. … More Life After Lung Cancer