After reading and raving about February by Lisa Moore ( here's the link to my review ), I leapt at an opportunity to meet her in person. ( I write about that experience here .) And that's how I got this... Buy this book Book blurb: It's June 1978, and Dav...
I've been playing this game for many years. When did I start, was I a teenager or was it before then? Where did I find it? Was it an idea given to be by an inspired Language Arts teacher or did I find it by myself? I'm not sure. Playing this game will teach...
Thanks to my friend and author Pam Withers , I was able to attend the... CWILL (Children's Writers & Illustrators) of British Columbia Society's latest panel discussion. CWILL is an organization for published writers and illustrators. ( CANSCAIP is an organ...
Here's a technique I learnt recently. It's working for me, I hope it works for you.
Fiction University: Finding the Right Critique Partners
By S. Jae-Jones, @sjaejones. Part of the How They Do It Series The right critique partners can be worth their weight in gold, but the wrong
Why You Don't Need a Literary Agent (but You Might Want One)
by Agent Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary Although Laurie McLean is not open to general queries, she will be accepting queries from readers who
MayneNews: Mayne Island Reading Challenge: Jan 1 to Jun 21
As part of the Truth and Healing/Reconciliation process, the Mayne Island Library and the bookstore are challenging the community to read Th
The book club at the big house: How reading makes a difference in prison
Volunteers at federal prisons across the country are helping inmates foster a love of reading and the art of respectful conversation
How to Write a Blog: The 12 Dos and Don'ts of Writing a Blog | WritersDi...
Writing a blog can be fun, but if you don't know the dos and don't of how to write a blog, you'll never attract a bigger audience. Here are
Is It Love Or Insanity - Why Writers Write! ~ Vex Vaudlain
Earlier today I experienced something of a philosophical moment. Or, as one of my friends called it, a "brief writer's existential crisis" -
5 Free Online Learning Sites Every Writer Should Visit - eBooks India
Looking for ways to improve your writing skills? If so, check out these 5 free online learning sites every writer should visit.
Letting the Small Magnify the Big: Symbols in Flash - Fiction Southeast
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Book to Screen: Seeing Your Book as a Visual Story
Do you know what two important verbs typically go into the making of a screenplay? Doing and Saying. Characters do things, and characters sa
The 3 Essentials That Determine Your Writing Success | Positive Writer
You might just be using only 1/3 of your body to write and it could be killing your craft.
Alice Peterson's Top Five Writing Tips - Novelicious.com | The Women's F...
1. Try and write a consistent word count every day, even if it’s just 1000 words, you’ll be surprised how...