Do you feel like a chicken whose lost its head?

Do you feel like a chicken whose lost its head somewhere over the past year and found it again over Christmas vacation? And having found it, you placed it firmly on your neck and started writing again? That’s funny- same think just happened to me. And I want to keep that head firmly planted this time. 2 weeks of […]

Writing Tip of the Day: Cause and Effect

Stories that move forward smoothly keep the reader reading! Cause and effect writing keep the pace. So which below is better writing? Terrified, he ran to the police station. He knew that a crime was about to happen. A crime was about to happen. Terrified, he ran to the police station. Which is cause and […]

One Key to Better Writing

For Christmas, my husband surprised me with an AlphaSmart 3000; basically a typewriter with memory~ He got it used (included a USB cable to download work to a printer or computer) on Ebay- for $29.00 . Suffice it to say, writing is more prolific when there are no internet distractions with all those articles, Facebook scrollings, and […]

To Outline or Not to Outline a Novel

Many have declared that it is better NOT to outline. Thereby, the story carries itself. The writer ‘feels’ their way through to the end… Others have said that an Outline is best as therefore the story is organized and does NOT take off in directions that may lead to nowhere. I’m currently working on a novel. Definitely […]