Mar 31, 2018
This week's podcast is a pep-talk to get you writing, even when you're having trouble getting started.
(Isn't "getting started" the hardest part some days?)
And sometimes, getting started isn't the problem. The problem crops up somewhere else:
* Getting through the mushy middle
* Reining in a story that wants to become...
Mar 30, 2018
Today's mini episode is a writing prompt that challenges you to write a story in the form of a prose sonnet (don't worry, I explain what I mean and give you a few different styles to choose from).
It's a challenge, but it's a good one!
Read more: http://stada.me/sonnet
Mar 29, 2018
This mini episode contains a writing prompt that challenges you to write a story in the form of letters, tweets, log entries, or other 'found documents'.
Read more: https://stada.me/letters
Mar 28, 2018
This mini episode contains a writing prompt that challenges you to write a story in the form of a list.
Here's a link to more information about Jennifer Egan's story, "To Do List": http://stada.me/egan
Mar 17, 2018
This month I'm focusing on short story form.
Watch out for a few mini-episodes coming your way, with more details on some short story forms.
Also in this episode, I recommend Jane Friedman's new book, The Business of Being A Writer [http://amzn.to/2DyhhYL].