I’m in my happy place when I’m with a good book on writerly devices, and I love to experiment with what I have learnt and attempt to incorporate that into whatever I’m working on, just for the fun of it, but there is a downside to this, I can’t unknow things that I have learnt. 393 more words
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Have I mentioned lately that I really love the programs put together by the Alaska Writers Guild’s Interior Chapter? ‘Cause I do. Love, love, love. Despite our being a tad isolated from most of the writing world, the chapter president always does a fantastic job of presenting relevant information and finding qualified guests. 833 more words
Debi Alper took us through how to get inside the heads of our characters and the stages in which a writer can do this.
This skill is very useful when writing in the first person as the voice needs to be able to move in and out of the narration but, whatever voice is used, the work needs to manipulate the reader’s emotional involvement with the characters. 113 more words
One of the things I love about YouTube is the plethora of ads from all over the world that manage to find their way there. It’s just not good enough to watch them on the television any more, we watch them for our own entertainment in our free time. 566 more words