Tag Archives: Fiction

Creative Characterization

Of all the workshops I present, my favorites are those centered around character development. There’s nothing better than seeing an author’s eyes widen when their “aha” moment arrives and they discover something new about their characters. For me, characterization is … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Creative Characterization!

I’m excited to announce my new workbook, Creative Characterization, is now available on Amazon! This workbook demonstrates six different methods I’ve taught in workshops over the last few years: Interviewing Describing Photos and Paintings Writing Letters Writing in a Different … Continue reading

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Something New: Day 10

Welcome to Day 10 of my challenge to try something new/creative for 30 days. Today I played with something I’ve been wanting to try since the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Conference in May, when Heather Davis, during one of her workshops, mentioned sharing her PowerPoint … Continue reading

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#FlashFiction #Fictioneers: Ice Princess

I love this photo by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. When crystals form on my window, I find my magnifying glass and study them, amazed at the unique design of each. This time of year, I love the anticipation of winter. But, ask … Continue reading

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#FlashFriday #Fictioneers: Devolution

When I first saw this week’s photo prompt by Madison Woods, I thought “Gross!” But when I read that it was the result of vertical cutters leaving behind “an oozing, bleeding contingency of trees, vines and shrubs,” I felt sad. … Continue reading

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