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Conversation: Allusion

Allusion is a vocabulary word that we learn somewhere around high school or secondary school, and that is where it ...
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Sunday Check-In 2

How it’s going: It’s Sunday! It’s actually Sunday #3. So there’s that. Count: 1,156/80,000 Check List: Writing prep – x ...
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Mistake 7: Three Levels of “About”

Every story that sticks with you has the same three layers. The first layer is the story the character is ...
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Voice: Covers

I thought Dr. Dog did “Heart It Races” and then some other band covered it. That band was Helsinki Architecture, ...
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Community: Nanowrimo

One of the craziest ways to get a novel on the page and existing in the real world is to ...
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Titles: How I Live Now

Meg Rosoff’s How I Live Now sounds not a whole lot like her. When she’s onstage, she has a presence ...
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Time: Short Story

The best short stories have been the shortest. Even the short stories that take pages and pages to tell feel ...
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Talking to Yourself: Mo Haydr

I first stumbled on Mo Haydr’s works when I was a poor, broke grad student haunting the local library in ...
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Rhythm: The Stop

Gilmore Girls’ actress, Alexis Bledsoe, once talked about doing tongue twisters to practice for the high-paced chatter style of Amy ...
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Setting: Geography Determines the Winner

If ever there is a battle with the word “hill” in it, know that the winner had the high ground. ...