When You Really Need to Tell

As writers, we hear the advice to show, don’t tell. We can almost use it as a mantra. I suspect it is a bit of wisdom used by writers, editors and publishers as an item to tick off of their master lists.

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Formatting a Dreadful Thing

If you self publish the formatting falls on you. Guidelines are available but you have to change your manuscript. Strip out headers and footers and page numbers. You have to reset line spacing, Chapter Headings and indentation. You have to make certain of your page breaks. And still, your finished project may end up in the readers’ hands with totally distracting artifacts.

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Task or a Goal?

Join us on Sunday so we can discuss the difference between a task and a goal and why each are important because I don’t think a goal can exist without its Tasks.

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Join us throughout the month of May as we focus on Memoir Writing

Wednesday and Sunday we will talk about what defines a memoir. How does it differ from a personal essay or an autobiography? When does a Memoir slip into the area of becoming a Therapy Journal?  What is a Fictionalized Memoir? Is a Fictionalized Memoir the thing we write while waiting for our ‘characters’ to pass…

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