Your Writer’s Toolbox

How do you approach a new writing project? Do you find yourself suddenly inspired, and you rush to grab your notebook or dash to your computer to stroke the keys and produce your latest story? Or do you find yourself sitting with your pen or hands poised, waiting for inspiration? What if – you approachedContinue reading “Your Writer’s Toolbox”

The Difference between a Storyteller and A Writer

I’ve been thinking a lot about the concepts implied by ‘storyteller’ and ‘writer.’ At first glance, they seem the same, don’t they? But are they really? Storytelling is traditionally an oral medium. Someone who has the skills needed in telling a great tale, and the ability to make the spoken word come to life, alongContinue reading “The Difference between a Storyteller and A Writer”

Which genre suits your writing?

Here’s a question for all of you. Do you think about the genre of the story before you start writing? I do, IF, the story parameters call for a specific genre. You know, if I’m creating a story for a contest that specifies the genre, or maybe a writing challenge with a built-in requirement. ButContinue reading “Which genre suits your writing?”