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Category Archives: Creative Writing
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BACK TO WORK, WRITERS! Yes, writing is work. Though sometimes in the thrill of inspiration the process can be an amusement park of experiences, more often it is frustration, drudgery and stress. Over the years I’ve found that most of … Continue reading
In the series “Band of Brothers” soldier Nixon visits his recently promoted friend Captain Winters, who now had an aide. To screw with the aide, Nixon asks him to find him a bacon sandwich, which is pretty unlikely on the … Continue reading
After twenty five years as a teacher of creative writing, I finally discovered the cure for writer’s block. I call it the Idea Spinner Method. It worked so well for me, I turned it into a software tool to make … Continue reading
Today’s writing tip: You can hold your reader’s or audience’s interest by revealing the true size of something over the course of the story until it can be seen to be either larger or smaller than it originally appeared. This … Continue reading
Today’s writing prompt: Not all of us choose to act, but we cannot avoid choosing how to react.
Writing prompt – what would be the second line in your book if this philosophy was expressed in the first line: “If God didn’t want us to squish ants he should’ve made ’em the size of tigers”
A thought exercise for writers. Not all stories are simple adventures or romps. Stretch your Muse and consider what story mind include this moment: His face lined with pain and compassion, the hand he reached out to caress those he … Continue reading
Beat Writer’s Block with Idea Spinner – my new tool for writers! Idea Spinner, my newest product for writers, is being released today for just $19.95. Starting with your initial concept, Idea Spinner sidesteps creative block and helps you quickly … Continue reading