"Dickens probably wins the prize for character names, but one of my favorites is a character created by sci-fi writer C.L Moore. A space pilot named Northwest Smith. That is just great! From my own book of short stories, I like my recurring character…"
Your post comes to me on the same day I read your wonderful article, The Novelist's Guide to Writing What [Only]You Know, in Writer's Digest. How I love that article. It relieved some tension in me that nearly brought me to…"
"Leslie, I think you may be right about daily writing being a man's invention. I was sort of thinking the same thing. I think the way men and women approach writing is very different (this is a generalization, I know), but I don't know of…"
"Sometimes I write everyday. Sometimes a week passes, or even >gulp< two weeks. But on the days I am not putting words on paper, I am thinking about my story. I'm mulling it over, puzzling out plot twists and character development,…"
"Hi and let me be one of the first to welcome you to Shewrites. This is a terrific site, tons of resources and innovative info. As my own bonus, you have access to my teaching site and free teachings on memoir. Just click here…"
"Catherine, Just waving hello. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Novelists (Struggling or Not) group.
Hope you enjoy it here, and best of luck with your writing.
Warmly, Meg Waite Clayton…"
Working on my memoir, I've turned to many, many (many many, too many) books with tips on how to get started, organized, and inspired. I also read a lot of what other authors say about the process and will share quotes here, as well. I'll begin…See More