Writing 101, Day Fifteen: Your Voice Will Find You

Writing 101, Day Fifteen: Your Voice Will Find You You’re told that an event that’s dear to your heart — an annual fair, festival, or conference — will be cancelled forever (or taken over by an evil organization). Write about it. For your twist, read your piece aloud, multiple times. Hone that voice of yours!…

Writing 101, Day Eleven: My Home when I was twelve.

Writing 101, Day Eleven: Size Matters Today, tell us about the home you lived in when you were twelve. For your twist, pay attention to — and vary — your sentence lengths. 1967 – My eighth home: Dennert’s Road, Hamilton. I’m not counting the times our family has lived with grandparents, nor the times we…

Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy Making Toffee

Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy (Insert Special Occasion Here)! Today, be inspired by a favorite childhood meal. For the twist, focus on infusing the post with your unique voice — even if that makes you a little nervous. Who me? get nervous about my voice? I was at first, when I began this blog, but…

Writing 101, Day Three: 3 songs & Commit to a Writing Practice

Writing 101, Day Three: Commit to a Writing Practice Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? … Today’s twist: You’ll commit to a writing practice. … I’m as close to committing to a writing practice as I’m going to get. And I don’t see how…

Writing 101, Day Two: A View

A piece of writing for the Writing 101 challenge – I am trying to relate all challenges to my novel. This is a new scene which may or may not stay. If it does, it precedes what I have written so far. 🙂 Of course, I am days behind in the challenge. Writing 101, Day…