This is the third part of a four-part series on my writing process, from brainstorming to editing. You can read Part I (Brainstorming) and Part II (Outlining) here. Coming soon: Part IV (Editing). In this article, I’m not going to address the mechanics of writing, as there are plenty of better-qualified sources on that. This post is really about[…]
Yes, folks, it’s time again for the proud weekend tradition–Write Your A$$ Off, this time sponsored by the New York Writers’ Coalition. The event takes place beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2010, and the NYWC web site has tons of information, including free prompts for that helpful Saturday morning writing kickstart. The[…]
FYI, I’ve cross-posted over at Write What You See on brainstorming and collaging your characters’ surroundings.
In preparation for travel tomorrow, my house is clean and unusually quiet, and I don’t have any current emergencies to deal with. That meant I had time to go on a nice walk around the neighborhood. I had forgotten how nice it was just to be outside, much less to have a few minutes just[…]