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StoryADay

StoryADay.org is all about creativity.

 Join us as we attempt to Write Everyday, Not 'Someday'!

 

Podcasts air every other Friday throughout the year and daily during the StoryADay May challenge.

Feb 24, 2018

Flash fiction is more than just a collection of fewer than 1000 words. Flash fiction must...FLASH!

In this episode I talk about,

  • how to surprise your readers,
  • how to craft openings and endings to keep your story in your readers' hearts,
  • how to use titles as the sizzle that sell your story to a reader

I also remind...


Feb 10, 2018

February is the shortest month, so we're focusing on the shortest of fiction: flash! 

(And, yes, I know there are shorter forms, but this is the particular short-short form I picked, ok?)

This week I talk about what flash is and why you might want to be writing it. Includes bonus trivia about Impressionism.

 

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Jan 27, 2018

As we settle into a new year of writing, it's worth taking a look at our habits and forming an 'if/then' contingency plan to keep us working when our plans go awry.

Also in this episode, this week's writing prompt!

 


Jan 14, 2018

Happy New Year! If you haven't quite settled into your new routine (or your old routine) yet, and want to get creative, this is the episode for you.

Also, I'm inviting feedback on the questions of 

-What you do to get yourself to your desk

-What routines/practices you use to start work

Call and leave me a message, and I...


Nov 17, 2017

This week I talk about ways to make your life easier by embracing the idea of decision-making, both in your writing and in your writing practice.

You can read a (slightly altered) version of this, here: http://storyaday.org/choices/