Forging Connections with Amanda Zieba

Forging Connections with Amanda Zieba

We all crave connections--real, meaningful person-to-person connections. It doesn't matter if we work in a solitary profession like writing or if we're in an occupation that just feels solitary. So when I saw Amanda Zieba's year-end post about her Word of the Year, CONNECTIONS, I immediately set aside time to read. 

Blessed Yuletide & My Gifts of the Season

Blessed Yuletide & My Gifts of the Season

We all sing about the Twelve Days of Christmas, but you might not have realized that the pagan celebration of Yule is twelve days long, starting (this year) with the eve of the winter solstice on December 20 and ending on December 31. 

Holidays and Mysteries

Holidays and Mysteries

Incorporating Holidays into Your Writing!

 

 

 

 

 

A Combination as Good as Santa’s Cookies and Milk:

Incorporating holidays into writing

Thankful for Being a Writer: Happy Thanksgiving to All

Thankful for Being a Writer: Happy Thanksgiving to All

 

 

 

 

Building Suspense as a Writing Exercise

Building Suspense as a Writing Exercise

Use suspense techniques to strengthen your writing.

How to use the techniques of suspense to strengthen your writing

 

 

 

 

Exercise and Writing

Exercise and Writing

Time away from the keyboard boosts writing power

 

 

 

 

Plotting a Mystery: Plot Ascension

Plotting a Mystery: Plot Ascension

 

 

 

Wattpad - A Failed Experiment

Wattpad - A Failed Experiment

Wattpad - A Failed Experiment (What I did wrong!)Attempting to gain new readers through the Wattpad platform was a failure for me. I’m happy to share my experience to assist other a

Plotting a Mystery: Time

Plotting a Mystery: Time

Using time to outline a novel

 

 

 

 

It’s still summer. In between picnics, parties, and vacations, who has time to write?

Unexpected Ways to Boost Your Creativity - Lucy Adams

Unexpected Ways to Boost Your Creativity - Lucy Adams

Welcome back to guest blogger Lucy Adams. I'm particularly eager to hear how different activities can boost our creativity as it is a subject I keep going back to this year. Take a moment to read her ideas. I'd love to know whether you have tried any of these or plan to. I'm definitely doing the exercise described under number #5.

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