Writing Prompts

“The Watcher” – from this week’s photo writing prompt

Hey everyone! As promised, here's my 10 minute writing practice result from the photo below. Remember, writing prompts are just practices - raw writing, not intended to be polished, so be kind 🙂   The Watcher His look said it all. I was crazy letting him see me snap the shot. At first taken aback by… Continue reading “The Watcher” – from this week’s photo writing prompt

Book Reviews & Discussions, Protagonists, Turn the Page

Tuesday’s Turn the Page: Hit Lit

Hit Lit: Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers by James W. Hall I'm only on page 59 of this 200+ page book, but it's worth a mention, and I'll do a final review when I've completed it...we'll see if I change my mind! In Hit Lit, James Hall dissects 12 American best-selling… Continue reading Tuesday’s Turn the Page: Hit Lit

Character Development

…looking over your shoulder

In my Welcome post, I let you know that some of my favorite quotes are about the writing life. Today, I want to look at one of those quotes, and see how it affects both the writer and their readers. "The story...must be a conflict, and specifically, a conflict between the forces of good and… Continue reading …looking over your shoulder