Category Archives: Writing

The Writers Guides to !!!!

The Writers Digest Conference had a booksellers table. I got several books on the craft including Steven James’ very useful text, Troubleshooting Your Novel and his other book Story Trumps Structure. I also purchased Windy Lynn Harris’ book Writing & Selling … Continue reading

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Writers Digest Conference 2017 – Final

  Today was the final day of the conference. There were only 2 sessions as opposed to Saturday where there were 6.   I saw some of the same people for a 2nd workshop. Among my favorites was Steven James. … Continue reading

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Writers Digest Conference 2017

This was my first time going to this conference. I’ve been reading about it for years, but forget and then when I discover it again, it has passed.  This year I remembered early enough and was able to attend. For … Continue reading

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TV is a Time Suck For Writers…right?

I was all set to write a post that was an argument for watching some TV. I am currently reading Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Igniting the Writer Within by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett. She has a chapter in … Continue reading

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MFA Report – Semester 3 about to start

  It has been a while since I posted about my exploits in the MFA Program.  A new semester is about to begin.  We are now 2nd years and have one foot out of the door. I have been blessed to … Continue reading

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50 Word Stories Are Difficult

Have you ever tried to write micro-fiction? It isn’t easy to do.  I was surfing around one day and came across a contest at Every Writer Magazine.  They were hosting a 50 Word Scary Story Contest.  Easy and free. All I … Continue reading

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MFA Report #3 – Week 8

This week will mark the week period of the program. I am still alive, although as you can see, my blog posts have suffered. I have been reading and writing almost non stop. Workshop I’ve handed in my first piece … Continue reading

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