Continuing where last week’s Unblocker left off, we remain focused on childhood. This series of Unblocker writing exercises combines Legacy Writing (writing with a focus on personal history) with exercises you can use to break free if you’ve found your
I selected Kerry McGovern’s photo of a woman, sitting on a bench, near a pond because of the reflective nature of the photo. The woman’s eyes are closed, her head tilted back, and she appears to be lost in thought.
Last week I began a series of Unblocker writing exercises which combine Legacy Writing (writing with a focus on personal history, bordering on memoir) with Fiction Writing. My theory is this: The legacy writing exercises can also be good for
I’ve featured a whole series of these “unblocker” exercises here on the blog. My intention has always been to help folks who find themselves “blocked” in their writing, for whatever reason. Writing exercises are great tools to use when you
Here’s the latest edition of The Three Minute Writer. This time I tackle “writing prompts and exercises” and how I use them to improve my writing. I thought this would be a good topic to cover, since I post two
I don’t know how fiction writing works for you, but for me, a new location often spurs a story, or at least a story idea. I’ve been inspired on two different occasions to write a story about a Waffle House