Plots and Plans

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


Feedback, Fellowship, Follow-Through

There’s a stereotype of the writer as anti-social: the hermit who locks himself away from the outside world, the recluse who goes off to a cabin in the woods to be alone with her manuscript and her thoughts. “I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit—that wouldn’t be enough—but like a dead man.” … Continue reading Feedback, Fellowship, Follow-Through