Go with the Flow or Plan Ahead – How Do You Write?

Writers’ conferences are interesting animals. Picture the anxious, eager young writer wielding a notebook/voice recording device. Every word spoken by the sage is truth and golden and pure. Every joke is funny. Every poignant example brings a tear. And if the sage says: plan, then plan we will, by Shakespeare’s quill! But SHOULD you? And […]

Creating characters

Kinds of characters It sometimes happens that someone posts a group photo to Facebook and say “2002” and it’s Back to the Future all over again. The funny thing is that you really need the tags to remember some of the people, although they might have been sitting next to you in class for three […]