The writer is an explorer who travels into the depths of their own special world bringing back news to the others: news of triumph, survival, hope and change.
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My post is short but sweet this week… too busy working on a new short story, but I wanted to share my latest discovery of writer’s resources. Check out The Writer’s Resource where the latest posts will help you add spice to your writing. Most of our story’s descriptive elements could benefit from more flavor or aroma… the taste of a morsel of food, the sweat of exertion, or the rough texture of his wind-chapped hands. There’s a wealth of writer’s tools at the Writer’s Resource, so be sure… Continue reading →
In case you haven’t already discovered this, or simply need a reality check, novels don’t grow in a linear fashion and first chapters don’t usually get written first. Logically, the beginning seems like the only place to start and If you were doing anything else except writing a book, it would be. But gathering ideas for a story is like plucking at tufts of clouds and tucking them into the right places in your story without destroying their essence once you’ve flatly adhered them to paper.… Continue reading →