Originally posted on August 29, 2011 I love fiction. Writing gives me the opportunity to create whatever I want–within reason. I’m creating a whole galaxy of beings from my imagination. They can be as human as you or me; or as alien as my brain can conjure. I don’t have to stick to earth […]Read more "MAKING FRIENDS WITH MY GENRE"
As a novice writer, I spend some of my time looking for ways to learn the craft of writing. However, most of what I find on the Internet is articles and discussions about Publishing. While it is great to get that information (for later), novice writers really need to focus on the writing craft more […]Read more "YEAH, I’M WRITING ABOUT…WRITING"
In this journey of learning the writing craft, I have run across many new concepts. Concepts such as Structure, Plot, Scene, Conflict, Characterization, etc… But there is one that I am finding I don’t talk about often; however, I do it almost daily without even realizing it. It’s a concept called RESEARCH. I firmly believe […]Read more "JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF RESEARCH"
Very recently, I’ve stopped purposing to network with lots of writers. Mostly it’s because I keep running into writers who are in the publishing stage and that’s all they are interested in talking about. The groups I’m involved in on LinkedIn are great, don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining. I’m just choosing to take […]Read more "YOU CAN’T SWALLOW AN ELEPHANT IN ONE BITE!"