As regular readers of this blog know, I’m kind of a pusher – or as some of my friends call me, a “Submit It Nag” – for writers to share their work. Women writers, in particular, often have to work hard to overcome a fear of rejection and failure. Those fears can play into both [...]Read more »
Posts tagged 'Kim Suhr'
At many writing conferences, there’s an opportunity to share work in open mic type forums, in addition to sometimes reading in the workshop itself. I’ve been fortunate enough to get a lot of practice over the years through RedBird RedOak Writing in Milwaukee; and thankfully, I’m often complimented on my delivery. So…. how do you [...]Read more »
It’s been a while since we’ve had an author visit along with the accompanying 100 word prompt response. I hope you’ll enjoy this conversation with Susan Tepper and Robert Vaughan — both prolific publishers of, and champions for, great flash fiction. Susan Tepper is the author of four published books. Her most recent is a [...]Read more »
Happy 2012 one and all! And, why you might ask am I waiting until the fourth of the month to post a New Year’s Writing resolution post? Because I needed to think about it more, because I was waiting for some responses (explanation to follow), because I was traveling, visiting family and happily doing all [...]Read more »
I think of writing prompts as being to a writer what practicing is to a musician. I often begin my writing sessions with a short prompt write — sometimes, those prompts evolve into longer stories, or become scenes, sometimes not. Lately on this blog, I’ve been having fun with microfiction and prompts, inviting friends I’ve met [...]Read more »
Flash fiction gives the reader glimpses into a story, often hinting at much more than the limited word count allows. If you didn’t catch the posts recently from my guests, Christi Craig, Lisa Rivero and Kim Suhr, please do take a look at their amazing responses to the prompt: in a moment of weakness. For today’s entry, [...]Read more »