✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ It All Starts With an Idea or Mental Image

“With me, a story usually begins with a single idea or mental picture. The writing of the story is simply … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Want A Writer’s Source for Writing Ideas?

“The great advantage of being a writer is that you can spy on people. You’re there, listening to every word, … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ What is the Essence of the Short Story?

“Sometimes … the short short appears to rest on nothing more than a fragile anecdote which the writer has managed … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Want to Write Good Poetry?

“All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.”  ~ Alfred Douglas Source

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ The Stuff of a Noir Book

Flawed characters… a ticking clock… morally questionable acts on all sides… moody, evocative art… oh yeah, this the stuff crime … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Many Ways to Write a Story, But Only One Plot

“There are thirty-two ways to write a story, and I’ve used every one, but there is only one plot – … More