So, about two months ago, not long after I started this blog, I came down with a bad cold and decided to watch Independence Day: Resurgence. When I had finished, I had big plans of writing a blog post about what I learned from the experience. The bad news is that I more or less… Continue reading What I Learned From: Wonder Woman
Only a few days ago I wrote a blog post that, for me, tried to address the question "What makes you write?" Today, I want to look at the other side and ask "What makes you not write?" This morning I watched a video I found on Facebook which was being pitched under the headline "How Society Kills… Continue reading What makes you not write?
I'm a member of the Charlotte Writer's Group's Facebook page, although regretfully I haven't gone to any of the meetings or posted anything there yet. I bring this up because on Tuesday someone posted a link to a great blog post about Filter Words and Phrases which can really gum up your writing. You can read… Continue reading Unfiltered
I was supposed to write a blog post last week. Unfortunately I got sick and most of the week was spent on the couch. Fortunately, I did get a chance to watch Independence Day: Resurgence and I started a blog post tangent on sequels and storytelling things I learned watching and reading new things. Unfortunately,… Continue reading What makes you write?
One of the first projects I'm going to undertake, and attempt to chronicle, as part of this blog is the creation of a short story. My goal is for this blog to really go behind-the-curtain, and it is totally possible that several writers are going to look at this process and snicker because I'm doing… Continue reading Short Story Workshop #1: How do you start?