As many of you have noticed, I have changed the look of my website. I think it’s good to switch things up every now and then. You all have really supported me with this blog so thank you, readers! I Continue reading New website look, new writing videos, new mailing list, oh my!
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30 day blog challenge – day 25 The 30-Day Writing Challenge: Begin or Enhance Your Daily Writing Habit, my new creative writing e-book is now live on Amazon for only $2.99! If you are a writer or have ever Continue reading My new e-book: The 30-Day Writing Challenge
30 day blog challenge – day 17 Well, if you live in Atlanta (or much of the South) and you have been affected by all of this winter weather, you may be getting cabin fever by now. I am on Continue reading Cabin Fever Writing Prompts
The Holiday season is upon us. And I don’t know about you guys, but my family loves to play family party games like Apples to Apples. It is a good way to avoid vicious arguments about politics. A lot of these games, Continue reading Turn Family Party Games into Writing Prompts
There is a song I wrote that is on my solo/acoustic album, Unsent Letters, called “Leave it to Chance.” When I was writing this song, I knew exactly what I wanted the song to be about, and I had lyric ideas. I Continue reading Writing Exercise: Leave it to Chance
Photo credit At a young playwright’s festival once, one of the mentors gave us an assignment. We were all supposed to write the absolute worst 5-minute play we could. We all came up with 5 pages of completely melodramatic crap. Continue reading Writing Exercises: Write Something Really Terrible
Photo credit Every year when it’s around this time, I make a mix CD (I call them “mixies”) called “The Scent of Autumn.” I love that day usually around the end of September or the beginning of October when it Continue reading Writing Exercise: Let The Music Move You
If you are working on any sort of story–whether it’s a play, a short story, a novel, or even a narrative poem–it’s definitely important to think about character. For me, characters are what make the story. Sure, I love cool plots Continue reading Writing Exercise: Get To Know Your Characters
Sometimes a simple image can say so much, whether it’s a photograph, a painting, or even a real life image taking place before your eyes. Have you ever seen two people embracing at the airport? Have you ever seen a Continue reading Writing Exercise : Let The Image Inspire You