Courtesy of Canva Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about where ideas for stories come from and how to find them. Here’s the definition of idea. “noun any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity. a thought, conception, or notion: That is an excellent idea. an impression: He … Continue reading WRITING AND IDEAS
Hi SEers! Denise here, and I’m going to talk about an exercise I did in a writing class and how it inspired new ideas. The assignment was to sit out in public, observe, and take notes. I was to include all the senses and impressions. It was an opportunity to find a new story idea … Continue reading WRITING AND PEOPLE-WATCHING
Hi SErs! Harmony here. Animated book covers have become all the rage for social media promotion. So, today, I'd like to show you how to animate a book cover. I've discovered both free and fairly cheap Apps to achieve this. At first, I found it a steep learning curve, but once I got the hang … Continue reading How To Animate your Book Cover
Hi, Gang! Craig with you again, and it’s time to manipulate one of my old parenting lessons into a writing post. This involves advice to my children, which they hated, but still seems to bear some merit. A few years ago I posted about the Plate of Peas approach to story. It was a moderate … Continue reading The Bag of Marbles
Happy Freya’s Day, Folks! Marcia, here. Always good to make it to Friday, but before you head off for the weekend ahead, I’d like to share a Literature & Latte program with you that I’m not sure how I ever managed to live without. Nope. Not Scrivener. Tried that, yes, but it’s not for me. … Continue reading My Favorite New Way to Organize Pretty Much Everything: Scapple!