Say What You Mean: Dialogue Workshop Part 1

Last night in our November Columbia Writers’ Alliance meeting, I presented a workshop on dialogue.I used clips from a favorite novel, Water for Elephants, which had short pieces of dialogue of each type. Here, I’ve used my own work because I wanted to see if I’d been successfully applying what I know about the fundamentals... Continue Reading →


Submit-O-Rama Final Tally

So I’ve done it!Thanks to Khara House for the kick-in-the-pants. I’ve now sent 13 stories out into the literary universe. One has already been accepted, thanks Spry! For taking “Two Trunks.” One has already been rejected, thanks, Lascaux, for giving “Have You Seen” a look. We’ll try to find a home for it elsewhere.So here’s... Continue Reading →

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