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“Attached to the wall below me was a ladder. It must have been for building maintenance people to do whatever it is they do.
Deep Characterization Exercise #1 Being Two Places at Once
The purple mass looked for a moment like a plump of organ pipes, then like a stack of rolls of cloth set up on end,
The expression “to lose yourself” in the part or in the performance, which has so often been used by great artists in the theater,
“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
I was ten when my librarian grandmother pulled from her suitcase a book called A Wrinkle in Time.
My mom has always been all about stories. When I was little, she read and read to me: Winnie the Pooh, Ramona the Pest,
Sometimes it’s the little things…
Writing antagonists can be almost too much fun. Of course, we don’t want to make the ALL bad. We need to show them as balanced human beings.
I remember the day my friend, Tina Chen showed us the cover of her gorgeous new novel: a lush, moving story written by a generous soul.
Perfectionism is a thief of time. I used to be plagued by this wily thief—I’d let it into my mind and give it full access.
With the Full-Bodied Novelist Retreat coming up this weekend, I’ve been playing the violin again. There is a connection, so stay with me here.