Monthly Archives: January 2018

How to Write a Short Story

How to write a short story What is a short story? Before you can begin writing, you should be aware of the parameters and purpose of a short story. Per Merriam-Webster, a short story is: an invented prose narrative shorter than a novel usually dealing with a few characters and aiming at unity of effect…

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Cool Things I’ve Found 1-13-18

I love, love, love finding cool, interesting information. The internet is an endless resource, surprising me over and over with things I never knew. Some I can use in my writing, some it’s just fun to know. The cool things I’ve found on the internet this week include: Cool things I’ve found, writing related: Plotting…

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Kill the Creativity Killers #ThrowbackThursday

It’s #ThrowbackThursday, and we’re looking back to a post from 2009. How do you spark your creative process when you’re stumped? The creativity killers have invaded The creativity killers have invaded, and I’m stumped on how to spark my creativity. I’m at an odd place in my writing – too close to the end of…

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