Remember the sixties mantra, “What’s your story, man?” It resonated because your story was important. Your story reflected who you were and who you wanted to be. It was the story of why you were here, right now in this park, at this concert, in this party. Your story could be your family and your … Continue reading What’s Your Story?
Is there a difference between scribbling down all that is bothering you and actually doing something about it? Yes there is, read my blog post on Writers Fun Zone – How telling your Story Today can Change your Tomorrow. Sign up for the 8 class teachable course now. Contact me to participate in the 8-week … Continue reading More about Journaling
I wrote this break down of how to find the real story of our novels in Writers Fun Zone. Check it out! New Class! How telling your Story Today can Change your Tomorrow. Sign up for the 8 class teachable course now. Contact me to participate in the 8 week interactive class via email starting … Continue reading The Journey IS the Story
After Tidying Everything Up Write Everything Down You cleaned and purged. Every item in your house now brings unimaginable joy. What about everything in your life? Today you have the opportunity to create the next big improvement in your life – your story. Are you telling the right story? When you tidy up – did you notice that each … Continue reading Telling Your Story
How do you build a whole world? Lord of the Rings, Disc World, Game of Thrones, Handmaid’s Tale — These fantasy series are as much about their world as they are about the characters and story. Done right, the world itself becomes reason enough to read the book. That is why world building is important and daunting. Readers love … Continue reading How to Build A Fantasy World
At a recent workshop, I was asked about humor, how to be funny. I regaled the group with stories about American female humorists with the caveat that I had not written the book on humorists. Then realized, hey, I but DID write my Master’s Thesis on them. Why not share a bit about the history … Continue reading Do women exaggerate? Hell yes, as long as it’s funny.
We live in a time packed with irresistible time vampires who either sneak around at night and suck the life out of us, or glitter seductively in the sunlight and lure us away from our daily work. To write, both your story or your book, or your NaNoWriMo project, you must string together the garlic, make a … Continue reading Find the time to write