Why do you write?

Last week I was talking to a friend who works with all kinds of writers. She started listing all the reasons people write: to tell their family history, to tell stories, to answer their “call” to write, to relax, to make a living, to get published, to get...

Link Round-up!

Teen Writer’s Conference – For those of you in Nevada, there is a Teen Writer’s Conference in Utah this summer. Check it out here. Good blog post on literary agents ideas on what NOT to do when buy wellbutrin online australia starting your novel....

Writing Prompt – What happened to your . . . ?

You’ve just come home to discover your parents have gotten rid of your favorite __________________. Maybe they sold it, shipped it off to a needy family in Haiti, or took it to the thrift store where it has vanished. Why do you desperately wellbutrin to buy need...

Groups are HERE!

You can now create groups. To do so, go to your dashboard at the top, click on groups, and go to the “group” page. Then, invite your friends to join you. We’ll try this out. If there end up being a whole bunch of groups with one member apiece because...

Printz Awards 2013

What are the Printz Awards you might ask? I’ll tell you. It’s an award given to the BEST book written for Young Adults. It’s named after a dedicated school librarian, Mr. Michael L. Printz. If you want to be a writer, one of the BEST things you can...

6 Reasons to Enter Writing Contests

Contests?!? Ack! Somebody might read my writing and . . . REJECT it!!! Has that thought ever crossed your mind. It definitely has crossed mine, and that is precisely the reason its important to enter writing contests. There are literally hundreds if not thousands of...

Writing Prompt – User Names

Your usernames are so fun! That’s been one happy surprise from launching this site. Here’s your creative writing prompt for the week: Choose one of the usernames on the site. Write a story with that name as your inspiration. You could either tell the story...

What’s Happening 1/15

Shellmaiden posted a new story here – it’s good! Click on the link, read her story, rate it, and offer her some feedback. I’m sure she’d greatly appreciate it! We’ve also got our first Steampunk submission! It’s a cliffhanger...