Posts Tagged ‘ flash-fiction ’

It’s the first day of camp!

Today is the first day of July's Camp NaNoWriMo and I'm pretty pumped. Although I'm focusing on writing a nonfiction project this month, I saw this prompt in the 10 Minute Novelists Facebook group and couldn't resist... [caption id="attachment_17462" align="aligncenter" width="800"] For more prompts like this, check out TheFakeRedhead.com.[/caption] The only rule? 100 words, no more, no Continue Reading...

Fleshing out flash fiction: Stunt Writing day 12

Day 12... What happened to day 11? I walked in Costco, while I waited for some prescriptions to be filled. I walked in a grocery store, collecting items for lunch and dinner. I went to the gym and hit the elliptical machine while virtually climbing the Sears Tower (I will always call it the Sears Tower, even now that they've renamed it Willis, but that's another story for another day). Pretty Continue Reading...

Putting the fun back in fiction

As Chuck Wendig rightly points out, there's no Blog Police that is going to swoop in and tell you that whatever you're writing about is wrong, or that you're not allowed to write about X, Y and Z. Lately I've gotten way too caught up in the marketing side of writing, which totally conflicts with the creative side of writing. The marketing side keeps whispering stupid stuff like "You have to Continue Reading...