Writing about weight empathetically and with research. This article covers understanding diverse experiences, mindful language, and fat stigma.
It’s Thanksgiving once again. As is tradition on my blog, I’d like to share a poem that captures the spirit of the holiday.
Embrace the freedom of a ‘crappy first draft’, overcome writing perfectionism, and learn how this approach can lead to unexpected insights.
Recognizing and dealing with your inner critic is one of the most important things you can do as a writer. That little beast will shut you down every time if […]
An author platform is like a bridge that connects you, the writer, to your audience and the literary world at large.
I’m writing this week from the shores of Lake Junaluska near Asheville, North Carolina. I’m teaching at the Writers Who Run Retreat and today is our second full day. Each […]
Flashbacks can be a powerful tool in fiction writing, but it’s important to understand why to use flashbacks and how to write them.