Curation Corner: toasted-cheese.com

Picked up on this interesting site via my weekly Internet Scout Report. This link takes you to its calendar of writing topics/prompts, but check out the other menu items as well, including the Writer’s Excuse Bingo, which strikes me as potential Zoom meeting fodder for your writers group. [Note: Ignore Read more…

Curation Corner: Check out WritingRoutines.com

Whoa…the 100 Interviews page alone abounds with lessons and insights from successful writers, researchers, and award-winners. Some favorite topics covered: The trap of calling yourself a ‘writer’ [Neil Pasricha] Drawing to Spark Writiing [Dana Simpson] Carving out distraction-free creative blocks [Dr. Michael Greger] Declaring a ‘shut-down’ time [KJ Dell’Antonia] How Read more…

If you’re writing memoir…free course

I’m currently taking the non-fiction course offered by scribewriting.com. With a number of resources and ample instructor expertise, the logical and methodical approach been very helpful in addressing audience and outlining the larger project. [Tomorrow, we will cover more of the actual writing of the book and on Friday, they Read more…

Curation Corner: Writerly Wisdom

Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing Thanks to Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings for this excellent page that includes Miller’s ‘daily program’. My favorites:  Work on one thing at a time until finished. Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand. Forget the books you want to Read more…