Come celebrate the craft behind Cai Emmons’ final two novels with her former students, friends, colleagues, and community. All are welcome.
We’ve hit double digits! Come celebrate with us!
The community, Wordcrafters, and the NAACP are happy to present a new community storytelling program, “Our Stories.” Over the course of a year, we’ll explore topics by theme marked by an ancient proverb.
A reading and discussion group for writing instructors and enthusiasts.
“…centering our own emotions can actually get in the way of our readers experiencing empathy, and as a result, instead of evoking emotions in our readers, we can end up stifling them, and our writing goes flat.”
Is your story a hundred unit apartment building? A cottage in the woods? A skyscraper? A hut? A victorian mansion? A pyramid? A tent? A temple?
Republished and abridged from John Reed’s website. Visit https://www.johnreedbooks.com/help-for-writers for more. Four words should be posted above your desk as you write your thriller: TIME IS RUNNING OUT. Here are some of the conventions of the genre: 1. In a thriller, people confront problems unsolvable by institutions or agencies. No 911, no psychiatrist. 2. The […]
How do we abandon the concept of being good, or getting it right? How do we train ourselves to produce stories on command? Those are hard questions to answer, since no two writers are quite the same. But brains do have some common characteristics. Brains are all about recognizing patterns. Where no pattern exists, the […]
You can write faster than editors read their slush.