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
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
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
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
As a playwright, the thing I focused on the most in grad school was dialogue. Whether you’re writing a play, a story, a film, a poem, etc., you can reveal so much about a character simply by the way she talks and Continue reading Writing Better Dialogue