Anne Lamott, Kristen Lamb, NaNoWriMo, Shelly Lowenkopf, Storyfix, Writing

NaNoWriMo: Story Structure

mmmmound.blogspot.comTo avoid a twelve car pile up, I am approaching my NNWM project with a semblance of organization.  Before I organize I need to review the fundamentals, stored away in a big purse somewhere, and see if I have most of the things I need to get my NNWM party started.Okay, so in the giant… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Story Structure

Anne Lamott, Books, El Leonard, Encouragement, Lopopolo Literary, Michele Serros, Natalie Goldberg, Sandra Cisneros, Sol Stein, Stephen King, Wisdom, Writing, writing tips

Bargain hunting for the writer who’s just starting out

"Just write," is not the only advice a writer needs. In the two years I've been writing I think I've spent many pretty pennies on writing books, a couple of one day conferences, and a boot camp for writers.Before I purchase any books I do the 'look inside,' preview of writing books listed on Amazon.com… Continue reading Bargain hunting for the writer who’s just starting out

Anne Lamott, Authors, Books, books on writing, fiction, Inspiration, Renni Brown, self editing, Sol Stein, Stephen King, Writing

Some Books on the Craft of Writing

     On one of my early writer's groups retreats, our group leader brought in the book "On Writing," by Stephen King. I'm a horror wuss so I don't read or watch horror material, the lasting effect of seeing "The Exorcist,"  when I was a teenager. My horror prejudice worked against me, I had never… Continue reading Some Books on the Craft of Writing