New website look, new writing videos, new mailing list, oh my!

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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!

FREE E-BOOK! 30-Day Writing Challenge – Free this week!

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I’m doing a special promotion, and my e-book, The 30-Day Writing Challenge: Begin or Enhance Your Daily Writing Habit, will be free from today (5/3/14) through Wednesday, 5/7/14.   The 30-Day Writing Challenge on Amazon The 30-Day Writing Challenge encourages beginner and Continue reading FREE E-BOOK! 30-Day Writing Challenge – Free this week!

My new e-book: The 30-Day Writing Challenge

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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

Turn Family Party Games into Writing Prompts

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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

Writing Every Day: It’s Easier Than You Think

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So many people get overwhelmed when someone gives them the advice to write every day. It can be overwhelming if you are thinking you have to write some brilliant sonnet every day to be a real writer. For me, however, Continue reading Writing Every Day: It’s Easier Than You Think

Writing Exercise: Leave it to Chance

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

Writing Exercises: Write Something Really Terrible

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

Writing Exercise : Let The Image Inspire You

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