Write a Piece with the line…..

I’d like to invite you to warm-up your writing muscles with a challenge. Are you up for it? Ready to write? Write a piece that includes this line somewhere in it: “Lying seems to run in the family.”...

How to Develop a Sub-Plot

Having lots going on in a story sounds like it’ll make the story that much more interesting right? It might, but first you have to know what kind of plot additions you’re going to make. There are both plot layers and sub-plots and while the terms sound...

Bye Bye 2015

Woah, 2015 has been quite a year of change and transformation. Pretty much ready for it to end when the clock strikes midnight tonight! We’re celebrating this moment and looking ahead. I’ve done quite a bit of reflecting over the past month, and there have been...

Writing (or not) in Crisis

I haven’t posted on this blog in several weeks because, as some of you know, my life has gone all upside down with my husband’s health crisis. Since the end of August, we’ve spent forty five days in the ICU as he’s undergone twenty two...