By Ellen Buikema
Returning to the United States after more than two years of wandering through Mexico was a great joy, even in pandemic times. Living once again in a country where I had a good grasp of the language and general culture provided a relief I didn’t anticipate.… Read the post
By Margie Lawson
The rhyming vowel sounds of assonance aren’t always quirky-smirky. But I wanted to grab your attention. It must have worked. You’re here!
Rhyming vowel sounds are as cool as a school of dolphins.
As smart as a cart full of bestselling authors.… Read the post
By Sudha Balagopal
I wrote big, then went small. I discovered the art of writing small fiction or flash fiction after having two short story collections and a novel published. My first flash piece was published in 2016, when the form cast the initial spell on me, fascinating me with its versatility, immediacy and energy.… Read the post
By Janice Hardy (@Janice_Hardy)
Get your protagonist up off the couch and into the story.
When I was six, I wrote a series called Dog City that followed the adventures of a team of dog archaeologists as they searched for a lost city of, you guessed it, dogs.… Read the post
By Miffie Seideman
When people find out I’m training for another Ironman triathlon, they usually ask me why I would spend countless hours working towards a single goal that I might not even win (or finish?).
Wait until they find out I’m a writer!… Read the post