Tag Archives: Writing

Empathy – A Cure for Our Ills

What makes you love a book? For me, it’s the author’s ability to draw me into the character. If I can sink into a character’s mind and see the world through her eyes, feel her joys, sorrows, anger, passion, love … Continue reading

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Audible Mirror

Have you ever caught your reflection in a mirror and thought, “Huh? Is that really what I look like?” I think we’ve all had that lovely experience. But what about an “audio mirror?” Have you ever caught the “reflection” of … Continue reading

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Creative Characterization at The Writer’s Garret

What makes a story memorable to you? For me, it’s the character, and I love discovering writers’ characters in my Creative Characterization workshops. This four-week workshop at The Writer’s Garret will cover several of the methods I’ve used to create … Continue reading

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The Literary Citizen Has Arrived!

I first met my friend, author Karen Nelson at Ozarks Writers League. She served as President of OWL following the end of my term in 2013. Karen is a multi-talented mom, author, photographer, editor, webmaster and entrepreneur, which brings me to … Continue reading

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Southern Writers Magazine Giveaway

I’m excited to announce my workbook, Creative Characterization, is being offered as part of a giveaway sponsored by Southern Writers Magazine. Discover your characters’ secretes using exercises in this workbook, many I used to develop characters like Sachi, Nobu and … Continue reading

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