If you’re struggling to write during tough times, here’s how to keep your heart open.
Publishing Your Work
To launch a story, you must design a strong hook and build investment in your story’s emotional plot.
Wondering how you can bolster your character development? Apply empathy to your characters by exploring your character’s walk.
Wondering how you can bolster your character development? Apply empathy to your characters.
Worried your fear of success will sabotage your projects? Here’s your antidote.
Do the words logline or elevator pitch make you cringe? Use Blake Snyder’s three ingredients to create a winning pitch.
Learning to craft a logline or elevator pitch is an important skill all writers must learn. Summarizing your work will help you understand your story and spend less time awkwardly rambling to fellow writers and agents.
To query well, you must decipher the meta-message embedded in agent responses so you can decide whether to query more or return to your manuscript.
If you’ve ever sent a manuscript off for feedback or submitted a piece for publication, you might be familiar with the six stages of external radio silence.
“Without smoke, you can’t see the light.”My husband Alex said this to me while explaining why professional tours use fog machines in their light shows. The particles reflect the light so we can see the beam’s path. Without the particles, the beauty is lost.
How do I write a memoir without hurting the people I love.
Writing is a process made up of failures. Projects that stall. Unsuccessful drafts. Rejections. Our job is to learn something from each one.
Personal essay published in September 14, 2015 edition of The Guardian.
2015 – 2016 Healthy Living Directory pp. 6 – 11. Coauthored with Beth N. Davis, this feature article helps health conscious consumers choose the right Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to meet their needs.