An eye-for-details activity

I’m working on a mini-course, so I’ll be posting some of the activities here. The activities are intended for a range of writers, though seasoned veterans may not be interested. Again, I’ll be using this site to park some of my works. Here is the short, non-narrated activity.

500-Word Challenge: Six mini-lessons

a. When I finished the longer piece, I gave myself five minutes to do a light edit. Yes! Finished with 30 seconds to spare!  b. During my 30-minute exerbike sessions, inspiration generally kicks in after ten minutes of pedaling and reading. At that point, I’m generally reaching for a pen and Read more…

Prewriting Course Components

Greetings. I’ve been sharing components of my prewriting mini-course and will continue to add to this page. So far, I have posted the ‘using a concept list’ video, with two samples, and a 23-point ‘James Patterson on outlining’ PDF. I will be combining them all with additional resources in my Read more…

Prewriting Mini-Course Available September 15

I’ve been finishing work on this free mini-course. If you’d like to take the free prewriting mini-course, just add your email address below. Video-based Modules Included in the Full Course: The flexible outline [K.M. Weiland demonstrated this in a Writer’s Digest article.] The Foolscap approach [based on work by Steven Read more…