A Quarter Teaspoon of a Share

  I bet some of you wish I would talk about absolutely anything but writing. I know. Sometimes I wish that I could sustain thoughts that don’t involve writing for just a little bit. I could have bigger fish to fry that’s for sure. So, I’m...

Fiction Friday: Camp NaNoWriMo Is AWESOME

This is serious. I love Camp NaNoWriMo. I love all the writing that I’m doing, and as this is the first novel that I have gone into with a plan, I love planning. One thing that I have noticed recently is that I LOVE all the writing that I’m doing. Before...

Fiction Friday: Camp NaNoWriMo Adventures

On April 1 I began my first Camp NaNoWriMo adventure. It all started with an email. I was confused. A camp? I can’t go to a camp in the middle of April! I have a job! I have learners to facilitate and all that junk. Oh, I see. It’s a virtual camp. Cool....

Fiction Friday: Jayne’s Story Synopsis

I want to be a writer. I want my stories to be read by young people, and I want those young people to feel a connection with my words in a way that makes them want to change, to become readers, to value the written word in the same way that Harry Potter taught me that...

Fiction Friday: A Scene

This past weekend I was able to work with a great group of young writers. It was wonderful and invigorating and I’ve got to tell all those teachers out there who think they have the best students that they are wrong. The best ones are in Arkansas at my school....

Fiction Friday: Experimenting with Perspective

Today, I have started several fiction posts, trying to force myself into the moment and flex my fiction writing muscles. My muscles, apparently, are tired. Another problem I am facing is the fact that I can’t seem to get Jayne and her story out of my head, not...
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