On writing

Writing Competition
Writer’s Competitions

I have begun a new venture. I am researching and entering writer’s competitions. When I was younger these were not practical because most, if not all of them, require entry fees. Raising children, being a stay at home mom, living on one income for a family of six, well, it just wasn’t practical to throw money at a dream. Ah,…

Creating a Setting for Your Book
Creating Setting

Setting is more than just background in writing, it moves the story along as much as dialogue does. Setting provides texture, feel, ambiance, it invites the reader into the story physically. Setting intensifies fear, inspires awe, soothes or annoys even as sound in a movie does. It draws the reader in and captures the subconscious mind engaging all the senses, including that elusive sixth sense….

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Writer’s Webinar

Okay, I have to confess. I just signed up for my very first webinar. I know I am way behind in the times, but only recently have found myself with enough time on my hands to try this. I signed up for Writer’s Digest’s “Do Your E-Book Right (and Start Making Money) by Jane Friedman. It is a 90 minute…

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