September 27th, 2017

A Writer’s Perspective on Point of View

Kimberly Brock Taking a fresh look at things

I am consumed by the idea of perspective. At the moment, I’m witnessing the effects of a visual processing disorder in one of my children, which means that for him, nothing is as it seems. I admit that as a parent, I’m busy doing everything I […]

August 9th, 2017

How To Channel Your Creative Badass

You know those perfect writing days, where you float to the page with your creativity on overdrive, and the words just flow? Yeah, me either. I wish I did, but I schlep to the desk and throw myself in the writing seat like everyone else.

What does kick that creative keister to The Chair? How […]

November 21st, 2016

How to Preserve Your Creative Self In Times of Trouble

Kate Moretti


This is not going to be a political post. But I am going to talk about politics. Sort of.

As writers, we’re sensitive souls. We observe the world around us, and as Kimberly Brock called us in a beautiful post earlier this week, we’re lightning collectors. I loved this analogy; it’s […]

May 7th, 2014

Skimming: Never a Good Thing

by Fae Rowen

Skimming is defined as a crime. Well, it is. If you skim money from your job, you’re going to jail. Or worse depending on whom you work for. Skimming is also defined as removing floating matter from a liquid. Can you say pond scum? The third definition says, “To pass lightly and […]

February 20th, 2013

Creativity — Opening the Door of the Treasure House

A Quick News Flash! Laura Drake is our local Query Queen. She’s shared the knowledge gained from her 15 year stint in the submission wars in several blogs here over the years. She wanted to let you know that she’s teaching a month-long, online class for Margie Lawson’s Writer’s Academy in March, Submissions that Sell! […]