On Writing; A Series of Essays

    Essays I’ve written on writing. On Writing – Part 1 On Writing – Part 2 On Writing – Part 3 On Writing – Part 4 On Writing – Part 5

On Writing – Part 5

How I Write Short Stories     Whenever anyone tells me they’ve been married longer than 10 years, I tell them they are qualified to write a book on “how-to-stay-married.” There’s a similar idea for anyone who’s written over 200 short stories. Now, I’m nowhere near ready to tell anyone how they should write their… Continue reading On Writing – Part 5

On Writing – Part 4

In Praise of Prompts IN PRAISE OF WRITING PROMPTS Earlier today I was talking to another writer about prompts. Early in my 100-day flash fiction challenge, I learned that they really helped with the task of creating new content daily. I swear by prompts now. Here are some of my favorite writing prompt sites. Please… Continue reading On Writing – Part 4

On Writing – Part 1

I used to think that writers were born with ‘it.’ I used to think that if I wrote something or even (gasp!) published it online somewhere, that it had better be perfect! I used to think that to excel at writing I had to read all the ‘How-To’ books on Amazon first. Now I know… Continue reading On Writing – Part 1

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