Finding the Muse

Today Writing Wranglers and Warriors welcomes a new blogger,  David Ciambrone  Posted by Dave Ciambrone You will hear writers sometime say, “I can’t write right now, the muse hasn’t been with me.” They wait for the muse or the inspiration to hit in order to write. You can wait forever. Writers have also said that once … Continue reading Finding the Muse

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The Deep Dive

Today Writing Wranglers and Warriors welcomes a new blogger, Helen Currie Foster Posted by Helen Currie Foster I’m so used to the pressure of fast-moving fiction. “Does this scene advance the action?” “Should I pare down this description?” Now and then I’m reminded, though, of the need to take a dive. A deep, deep dive. … Continue reading The Deep Dive

Math, Science, and Fiction: 3 Novels That Blend Prose and Numbers

  Post by Cole Smith   Have you ever read a book that was so good, it made you forget that you kinda-sorta hate math? I mean, I don't hate math anymore. In fact, I like it. But that little turn-around was years of tears, dread, and self-loathing in the making.   So imagine how … Continue reading Math, Science, and Fiction: 3 Novels That Blend Prose and Numbers

I Started Writing…

Today Writing Wranglers and Warriors welcomes a new blogger, novelist and consultant Keri De Deo.    Posted by Keri De Deo I started writing Nothing but a Song at the age of 14. I played violin and sang in the choir, and my mom, a musician and music teacher, told me about Ludwig van Beethoven, … Continue reading I Started Writing…

My Life: Humdrum but Useful

 This post is by M. K. Waller Where do writers get their ideas? More to the point, where do I get my ideas? When I blog, most of them are drawn from my life--things I've done, seen, heard, read about, or been told by trusted sources. It may take a while to choose one from … Continue reading My Life: Humdrum but Useful

Dream Closet (Fiction) by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Author Abbie Johnson Taylor Monique let herself into David’s apartment with the key she still had, although they broke up the week before. She patted her stomach, as a wave of doubt hit her. Yes, she was doing the right thing, she told herself. David was the father of her child, but he was too … Continue reading Dream Closet (Fiction) by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Equal Pay, Equal Lines

     by Travis Richardson   Happy Equal Pay Day! Today is equal pay day in America. That means that from April 12 going forward, women will make the same amount as men for the rest of the year. The previous four months and 11 days women have been essentially working for free compared to their … Continue reading Equal Pay, Equal Lines

WHY

Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I think two-year olds are on to something. Why? Why! Why.  Why is why so important? For someone like me, when I ask the why I am able to focus on the stories. I also share some of the whys that create the content on this blog. Why do … Continue reading WHY

Down Memory Lane

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I don’t outline my books. I guess you’d call me a spontaneous writer. But I do write out a few notes for reference. The following is how I would write the notes for an autobiography. I could write for years on the memories these facts evoke. I … Continue reading Down Memory Lane