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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 Saturday throughout the year and daily during the StoryADay May challenge.

Nov 14, 2020

I often talk about the middle of a story as 'the muddy middle', but I prefer Blake Snyder's label "fun and games".

This week I talk about what the middle of your story has to do, why it's hard, and how you can make it easier.

Resources:

James Scott Bell's Write Your Novel From The Middle https://amzn.to/2I9liuE

Jessica...


Nov 7, 2020

In Part 2 of my interview with Angela Ackerman, co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus and host of Writers Helping Writers, we talk about how to use details to write great characters, immerse readers in your story, and even figure out your plot.

Links:

Writers Helping Writers: http://stada.me/whw

One Stop For Writers:...


Oct 31, 2020

Angela Ackerman is the co-author of the Emotion Thesaurus range of writing books and the One Stop for Writers site. In this episode I talked to her about creativity and how a big writing challenge might be just the thing you need right now.

Links:

Angela's post: http://stada.me/angela

One Stop For Writers:...


Oct 18, 2020

Should you take part in NaNoWriMo this year? Should you attend that conference or take that class? Should you buy that new writing craft book?

Here's a process to get you started figuring out whether or not you're looking at a shiny object or a shiny opportunity.

Links:

https://storyaday.org/shiny-objects

 


Oct 10, 2020

Are you writing short stories? Why? And are you reading short stories? Which ones and again: why?

LINKS: 

20 Short stories to read that will make you a better writer: http://stada.me/readme

Pushcart prize nominator calls for recommendations: http://stada.me/pushcart20

What are you reading?