I've got a Pinterest board for Summer Writing Prompts for Kids. I'll be posting a new prompt every weekday morning to give kids out of school a chance to exercise their creativity! For more on how to used them, go…"
I've started a new guest series of posts on my blog every Tuesday and Thursday where I ask writers to answer just one question: WHEN DO YOU WRITE?
Today's featured writer is best-selling author ANDI BUCHANAN. Please stop by…"
"I self edited for quite some time. Then I used a critique group. But now I've hired a professional editor because I realized my biggest problem was in pacing and structure. In a post I wrote today, I explained why a critique group…"
"Secrets of the Sari Chest
Somewhere in the atmosphere between Hyderabad, India, and Atlanta, Georgia, the newspaper securing Shiva’s four arms unravels, exposing him to the residue of shaving cream, the sticky outside of children’s…"
A few months ago, I started writing my first novel. (I usually write essays.) It's been a fun, frustrating, exciting and tedious journey. I'm chronicling my journey on my blog (blog post titles are named by the number page…"
A few months ago, I got over my fear of writing fiction and started my first novel. I've been blogging about it as I go-- each blog post title is the number of page I'm on! So far I'm up to page 76. I'm hoping…"
I've spent the past few months taking the plunge and writing my first novel. I'm chronicling my progress on my blog. Posts are titled by the number page I'm on. I'm up to page 76 (woo hoo). It's been fun so far…"
Hi Anjali. I just visited your blog and tried to leave the comment below but for some reason it did not post. So, here it is (although I will try again).
I love this! I am also not a crying parent. My daughter went to college and at the convocation there was a ceremony followed by the new students walking through an arch, leaving their parents. Upperclassmen stood with boxes of tissues for crying parents. I felt like the dad in the old Staples commercial who shops through the aisles kicking up his heels as he shops with his (forlorn) kids for school supplies. Enjoy - it passes all too quickly.
"Today I invited a few friends who are artists and many who write to join SheWrites and our group. Feel free to do the same with your friends. It is nice to see my local friends posting on She Writes!"
"Jacky - your dilemma is one many know well, obviously. For myself, I liken the construction of a plot & characters with two metaphors; let's call them A and 2.
A: imagine a chess game, one in which you must construct each move by both…"