Writing and Your Soul

Writing and Your Soul

Writing and Your Soul with Tracey Kathryn

 

 

 

 

 

The benefits of putting words on paper

Eight Tips for Creating Brilliant Character Names

Eight Tips for Creating Brilliant Character Names

Eight Tips for Naming Your CharactersOne of the best parts of writing fiction is the ability to name your cast of characters. I know when I wrote my first stories I didn’t approach this in a scientific or logical way. I just picked names I liked that fit the idea of the character in my head.

The Death of Productivity – Success… I mean Fear by Bonniejean Alford

The Death of Productivity – Success… I mean Fear by Bonniejean Alford

Bonniejean Alford - creative communication strategists talks about the fear of successI met Bonniejean Alford at one of my favorite writing conferences, the University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute.

Forging Connections with Amanda Zieba

Forging Connections with Amanda Zieba

We all crave connections--real, meaningful person-to-person connections. It doesn't matter if we work in a solitary profession like writing or if we're in an occupation that just feels solitary. So when I saw Amanda Zieba's year-end post about her Word of the Year, CONNECTIONS, I immediately set aside time to read. 

Blessed Yuletide & My Gifts of the Season

Blessed Yuletide & My Gifts of the Season

We all sing about the Twelve Days of Christmas, but you might not have realized that the pagan celebration of Yule is twelve days long, starting (this year) with the eve of the winter solstice on December 20 and ending on December 31. 

Holidays and Mysteries

Holidays and Mysteries

Incorporating Holidays into Your Writing!

 

 

 

 

 

A Combination as Good as Santa’s Cookies and Milk:

Incorporating holidays into writing

Thankful for Being a Writer: Happy Thanksgiving to All

Thankful for Being a Writer: Happy Thanksgiving to All

 

 

 

 

Building Suspense as a Writing Exercise

Building Suspense as a Writing Exercise

Use suspense techniques to strengthen your writing.

How to use the techniques of suspense to strengthen your writing

 

 

 

 

Exercise and Writing

Exercise and Writing

Time away from the keyboard boosts writing power

 

 

 

 

Plotting a Mystery: Plot Ascension

Plotting a Mystery: Plot Ascension

 

 

 

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