Tag Archives: creative writing

Seizing the Day

Hello Fellow Patrons of the Page – Summer is coming to a close and it is time to reflect on the experiences that have come our way, both big and small.  I hope that everyone seized the day in one … Continue reading

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Action Scenes

Ali Cross gave a fabulous lesson on how to craft a great fight scene and up its POW factor. Pack a Punch: Be grounded Stand up and make the movement you are writing about and notice how your body feels doing … Continue reading

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Writing is Scary

Hello Everyone! If you are anything like me, you are thrilled at the cooler temperatures and even more thrilled to have kids back in school. Summer filled itself with the whole rainbow of crazy and I’ve been itching to get … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo

  Dearest ghouls, ghosts, and gruesome ghasts, Here we are once more, facing another beautiful autumn with its vibrant colors, harvest smells, and hearty foods. October for many of us is preparation time for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). For those … Continue reading

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Write the Rite Right

  On October 20, our president’s husband, Joe Milner, gave an informative and clever presentation entitled “Write the Rite Right.” He revealed examples of rituals and why we have them, and demonstrated how to incorporate realistic rituals in fiction. Some interesting … Continue reading

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Romance is in the Air

Hi All – It seemed only fitting, in this month of Valentines, to talk about romance. Take a quick look at these stories—Way of Kings (fantasy),The Lost Fleet (sci-fi), & Bourne Identity (action/thriller-film version).On the surface, they don’t have much … Continue reading

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A Review on Giving Critiques

Happy New Year! Surprise! I’m not going to talk about making writing goals for the year, or giving tips on how to complete them. Why not? Everyone has their own motivational structure–goals work for some, but can be super stressful … Continue reading

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