All meetings currently hosted at the Kadena Base Library in the conference room (on the right side as you head toward the back of the library from the front desk). April 21st, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Feedback Meeting This meeting will be a critique session. You don't have to submit prior to showing up, … Continue reading Upcoming Events
This lesson, part two of “Sex in Writing,” speaks on topics like sexual tension, internal and external dialogue, point of view (POV), taboo, and the woman reader/writer preferences in a sex scene. This is meant to serve as a basis on how to begin exploring the art of writing sexual encounters and how to keep … Continue reading Sex in Writing: Part Two
In writing, sex can be terrible or mind-blowing.
This in-depth look may reopen healing wounds… via Sins of The Last Jedi — Outpost Dire
2,700 word short story with the theme of "Delusion." I slip in the back door, and a scented wave of cinnamon and sugar hits me, an intended welcoming warmth that I don’t feel. I head for the stairs, hoping to make it to my room before— “You’re back!” Mom’s voice sounds strained, her cheerful tone … Continue reading Letting Go (Short Story)
As promised, the NaNo post. Keep in mind that this is the first time I participated and only found out about NaNo in September of this year. Now that we have ventured past the initial "thank-the-tiny-gods-that's-over" phase, or for you comic fans--I like to refer to this as The Infinity War--we can proceed with settled … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: The Good, the Bad, and the Writing
Something new from the Sci-Fi novel I'm working on.
At our bi-weekly Okinawa Military Community Writers meeting, Kyle led off the discussion with an exercise in developing the main idea of a short story, novella, or book. He posted about this and covered the 5 Ws that can help a writer summarize the story they intend to write. I hope to build on that … Continue reading Plots and Plans