Category: writing

Testing Your Stories

How many times have you thought you had a great idea for a story, only to have it fizzle out later? Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was a simple process to test your story ideas, before you invested too much time and energy into them? As a journalist, I…

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3 Ways to Get Creative

The MuseLetter Especially if you're participating in NaNoWriMo, you might need a little help in preparing your mind for creativity. It isn't something that automatically happens just because you sit down at the computer to write. Sometimes, it doesn't happen at all. Here's a few things that might help: SHOW…

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What’s Up?

Next up on the calendar of events for the local Treasure Valley area are a few things I'd like to share. September 14, WRITER CEO ONE-DAY WORKSHOP with Donna Cook And Colleen Story. This is an all-day workshop at the Hampton Inn & Suites, downtown Boise. You can see more…

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7 Steps to Highly Effective Short Story Writing

Join me on Wednesday, May 15 at  the Meridian Library, 1326 W. Cherry Lane. This class is part of the library's Writers Bloc and starts at 6:00 pm. We'll cover these great topics and how they relate to short stories: Character Setting Conflict Plot Theme Dialogue Killer openings and endings…

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