Whether you are a participant in NaNoWriMo or not, all of us have (most likely) experienced what it is like to hit the middle of the story and . . .
Some call it a brick wall, others talk about being stuck in the muck, and still others may not have a name for it but simply refer to the weeping and wailing that happens when the story is just stuck.… Read the post
Boo! What better day to write about the body language of fear than the scariest day of the year!
Fun Fact: Fear and excitement create the exact same physiological response. What I mean by that is our bodies react the same way to both emotions.… Read the post
by Christina Delay
How do we keep moving forward when life decides to TP our plans? In other words, how do we keep going when we hit creative burnout?
In a season that my daughter likes to call “candy-tastic,” it may feel like we must throw candy around like everything’s peachy, but inside we’re dealing with the mother of all cavities.… Read the post
by Amy Shojai
I didn’t set out to be a writer. I’m where I am due to a perfect storm of pet-love, frustration, boredom, and lack of funds. *s* Oh, and luck, a whole lot of furry good luck.
THE ACCIDENTAL WRITER
My publishing career began when my husband and I moved to the mountains of Eastern Kentucky.… Read the post
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Life is hard and as writers, we aren’t doing our jobs unless our characters struggle. Am I right? Good fiction isn’t borne out in the comfortable and easy living we might dream about, but in the tension and conflict between characters and/or their own desires.