The first Friday of every month is Furious Fiction Friday! This is a 500-word writing-prompt challenge with a prize of $500. Today’s blog post is a little different. Rather than post MY entry to the competition, I’m posting my husband’s entry!
A good interview can turn your piece into an outstanding article and a bad interview can turn the writing process into a grind as you desperately try to introduce punchy facts that don’t come from the horse’s mouth. Here are some tips to help you improve your interview skills and create better articles.
I’m loving Big Little Lies on iTunes/HBO and I really loved the book. Don’t you love it when the movie or TV show actually lives up to your expectation? This got me to thinking about the successes (and failures) of turning books into visual works, whether that is TV or movie. In my view TV shows are proving to be … Read More
Lost your writing mojo? Been away from the keyboard too long? Here are a few tips that might help you get back into the groove.
Are your reasons for not getting around to writing that book real reasons or are they excuses? Here are five things I learned about reasons and excuses after writing 35,000 words of my novel. (And a quick way to tell the difference!)
Did you know the correct language when discussing a successful outcome in November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is not: “I completed NaNoWriMo” or “I finished NaNoWriMo” but actually, “I won NaNoWriMo”.
If you’re an aspiring novelist, should you be wasting your creativity and “wordsmithing” on blogging? Are you blowing your precious time resources and more than that, your precious creativity, to build a blog audience?
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