Symbols make life richer, and as I previously mentioned, stories take on a deeper meaning with well-chosen symbols. (If you like exploring symbols in stories, you’ll love my course coming this spring.) While I’ve only scratched the surface concerning this topic, … Continued
Symbols are tools of the trade for us writers. A good symbol can add deeper meaning to a novel, making a good story even better. (I will be offering a writing course discussing symbols early next year. Stay tuned.) As … Continued
So you’ve been plugging away at chapter 27 all day when suddenly you remember that you need to bring a festive food to the Christmas soiree. Fear not, writer friend! To the rescue: Spiced Pecans. Great for so many occasions, as … Continued
My good writing bud, Candace Carrabus from Writing the Ride, has a knack for finding unique gifts for writers. So, in the spirit of the season, I asked her to share several ideas, and she cheerfully obliged. For wearable art, … Continued
Bob Wells didn’t set out to write one of the most beloved Christmas songs when he penned words to help him stay cool on a blistering July day. But his scribblings about chestnuts roasting and Jack Frost, Yuletide carols and folks … Continued
“In every fat book there is a thin book trying to get out.” –Unknown
A writer friend and I went out to lunch one day, and the topic of daydreaming came up in the conversation. She told me how, growing up, her mother often scolded her for daydreaming because, from her mother’s perspective, she … Continued
May your day be filled with family and friends, blessings and peace!