Hi, SEers! Mae, here! Thanks for joining me as October winds down to a close. Halloween is just around the corner, and you know what comes after that, right? NaNoWriMo! Image from BigstockPhoto.com It’s almost time to start the write-a-thon craziness that takes place every November. If you’re participating—hoping to write 50K in thirty days—plan … Continue reading Are You Ready? #NaNoWriMo
Hello SE friends, Gwen with you today, and I want to begin with a few questions. Remember years ago, before you started writing? Remember how you spent your day, what your concerns were, how you measured success? It seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it? When I considered these questions, I realized that writing … Continue reading The Before and After of Writers
Hey SE Readers. Joan with you today. This is the fifth in a series of posts about character types. The ideas are from my personal observations or public knowledge of well-known people. The other posts are The Attention Seeker, The "I Can Top That" Person, The Know it All, and The Introvert. Creative Commons photo … Continue reading Character Types: The Extrovert
Ciao, SEers! Yeah, I know "throwing shade" is an insult. I promise, that's not what I mean. I just wanted to get your attention. Do I have it? Great! When I was in school, we learned about the four types of sentences: declarative (statement)interrogative (question)imperative (command)exclamative (exclamation/shout of surprise) Our teachers told us we could … Continue reading Throwing SHADE at Your Sentences
Hi SEers! Denise here to share some youthful wisdom. I asked my four-year-old granddaughter a question. “What are you going to do today?” “Have fun.” I loved her answer, and it brought a smile to my face. It also got me thinking about my feelings when I sit down to write. Am I having fun? … Continue reading WRITING AND FUN!