Tag: writing

Grocery Store

I recently took a writing class called Story Telling For Kids run by Val Muller. One of our exercises was to pay attention to children out in the world and incorporate them into one of our stories if possible or just write the scene.… Continue Reading “Grocery Store”

NO DOGS PLEASE (says the dog lover)

Earlier this month I went to the Rutgers Writing Conference. It was a fantastic experience and I came home with plenty of inspiration and advice. One thing that came up during a conversation about author bios and what to put in there, I was… Continue Reading “NO DOGS PLEASE (says the dog lover)”

Voice > First Lines

If you are a writer then you have heard time and time again how important your opening sentence is in any story, yet as a reader, I personally have difficulty committing to a book based on first lines only. Another important piece of advice… Continue Reading “Voice > First Lines”

#Off-Topic Tuesday

Is this a thing? I feel like it must be. Everything has a hashtag these days. So I have a topic that has nothing to do with writing or reading. I’m thinking about time portals today and the ones I have in my life.

Gorey Stories

‘Life is Distracting and Uncertain,’ She said and went to draw the curtain A line from Edward Gorey’s story The Shrinking Treehorn. Naturally, as I begin my journey online and at home to move my stories from my private world to the public world, life… Continue Reading “Gorey Stories”