Here I will list out to the best of my ability all the writing advice I've received in October's emails, via the CBC short story contest newsletter.
Here I will list out to the best of my ability all the writing advice I've received in September's emails, via the CBC short story contest newsletter...
Remember when you were just learning how to drive? Now on the flyway, zipping at speeds up to 600 km/h, in your training hovercraft, go through the learning curve again. (not really) Compare learning to drive in 2018 Earth (something we might be more familiar with) to Learning how to Drive spacecraft in the busiest … Continue reading Learning Curve Prompt
New articles are a lot like writing prompts. One every day. (Disclaimer: I hold no responsibility for creative injury and burnout.) So you've played around with WordPress for 4 hours, wrote an article or three, and the ideas have run out, and the drafts number zero. Now what? Does this feel familiar to having a … Continue reading Blogging Prompt
Train that literary muscle by running a writing marathon. Journeys start with a single step. 1: Make a setting for the story. Earth, 2018, suburban Toronto. Earth, 2018, the lost city of Atlantis that has been carefully hidden away for thousands of years. Earth, 2018, an ant hill near a nuclear missile launch pad, you … Continue reading Journey Prompt