Today’s post is going to be short. In the States it’s a holiday, and I don’t expect to be online much, if at all. Every July 4th, America celebrates her independence with parades, cookouts, and an abundance of fireworks. Flags fly proudly from neighborhood porches, the spirit one of festivity. If the weather is good, … Continue reading Happy 4th of July!
Hi, SEers. This is one of those months with a fifth Friday. You know what that means… time for another group post! This time, we thought we’d address the subject of what fiction authors can learn about craft from television series. (We’ll try to keep it short because there are six of us.) The Spin-off … Continue reading Television and the Craft of Writing Fiction
Hello, SEers! It’s Mae in the wheelhouse today with some handy tools to spark your creativity. Let’s face it—every now and then we get a little burned out with our writing projects. Okay, maybe more frequently than we want to admit. It’s not that we don’t love writing, or working on WIPs, but sometimes drafts, … Continue reading These look like fun: Tools to engage your creativity!
Hello, SEers! Mae here today with an overdue confession. Perhaps I should explain how it came about... Even writers who carefully plot, plan, and meticulously outline their novels have the unexpected happen. For authors who routinely pants their books, it’s common to have twists pop out of the blue. But what about characters? I’ve found … Continue reading Confessions of a (soon to be) Reformed Pantser
Happy Fri-YAY, SEers! Mae here with a Friday Book Share. These posts are all about sharing books that reached out and gobsmacked us. At least, that’s how I think of it. And maybe, by sharing a few of these reads, you might be enticed to add a title or two to your (gargantuan) TBR. I’ve … Continue reading Friday Book Share: A 2fer!