Author Stories

Utilizing Past Blog Entries

An English professor of mine once said, “Poems often come from other poems.”   I have found that poems can come from old blogs posts as well.  Looking through blogs and journal entries can provide rich text to take from and emote.   A great exercise for anyone with writer’s block!  An author could develop characters, storylines,

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Old Habits, Fresh Ideas

I’ve spent the past few months focusing on completing manuscripts rather than concentrating on writing.  My language skills, writing exercises, tips from various writers’ magazines and literature journals are ready to go in my mind, but the message in my writing gets lost in all the formal structure. I’ve been substituting emotion and thought, for

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