Tag Archives: Fiction

Sunday Style: Beginnings

I’ve been following agent Mary Kole’s blog, Kidlit. Her focus is on children’s literature and at Kidlit, she offers tips, insight and even contests related to the craft of writing for children and young adults. Recently she had a contest … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Central Idea

I signed up for a five-week FREE series of workshops at the Bellevue Library with local author, Bob Mayer. The first session was on Tuesday and covered the original idea for a piece of writing. (Bob focuses on fiction, but … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jennie Shortridge

In November, I met with author Jennie Shortridge for an interview about her most recent release, When She Flew. During our discussion, I was primarily focused on the how and why behind Jennie’s decision to write this novel which is … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Question Everything

The last session I attended at the WOTS conference, Question Everything, was led by Seattle author, Jennie Shortridge. It was a fabulous session not only because of what I learned but because of the connection I made to this gifted … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Crafting the Short Story

My next-to-final session at the WOTS conference was Crafting the Short Story. I came away with some good information about the elements of a story, as well as ideas for how to get words on the page. The instructor began … Continue reading

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