Tag: author


Articles / On Writing

Divas on Writing: Storyboarding For the last couple of weeks, I have written about character, setting, and plot sheets. Today’s article isn’t so much a sheet but a close relative to it: a storyboard. Storyboarding your story can be done in a couple of different ways; it really depends on what you like. Storyboarding can help a writer who needs to better visualize the structure...

Read More


Spotlight: B N Toler Spotlights

Diva Spotlight: B N Toler You all know I love reading romance by now, right? I thought so. Suffice it to say, if you’re not a romance fan of some magnitude, this spotlight business I do won’t be any use for you. But, and I mean a big but, this book I have just read by B N Toler, Where One Goes, is a book...

Read More


Writing Prompt: Short Story Writing Prompts

Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises! We felt it was about time we challenged our readers to write a short story based on the prompt below. Short stories are just as they seem: short. But that doesn’t mean they are short in richness of characters, plot, or details. In fact, many authors find short stories hard to write simply...

Read More


Articles / On Dialogue

Dialogue Tags, Part II In my earlier article, Dialogue Tag Primer, we looked at the basics of punctuating dialogue tags, some commonly accepted rules to what constitutes a dialogue tag and what is a creative tag, and the challenge to generally use fewer tags in your writing. In this segment, we’ll talk more in depth about some other types of punctuation, how the placement of...

Read More


Divas Rec: Can a Character’s Arc be a Subplot? Recs

Diva’s Recommend: Can A Character’s Arc Be A Subplot by K.M. Weiland   Did you know that a character’s arc can be a subplot? Well, heck ya, they can. I didn’t really know what this meant until I read the article by K.M Weiland. I just focused on the main plot too much to see that character subplots are just as important as the major...

Read More


Writing Exercise: Write A Chapter Of Your WIP In Second Person Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise entails something not many authors use: writing in second person. I have only seen people use second person when they write a “choose your adventure” type of book. I’m not a big fan of using second person, only because I find it annoying to read, but...

Read More


Articles / On Writing

Author Branding: How to Get Started  We’ve all heard the advice to create your brand as an author, but what exactly is author branding? Being an author is so much more than just the books your write. It’s about your image in the real world and online in the cyber world. The Internet has made it possible for people to connect with people around the...

Read More


Recs

Divas Recommend: “#WW Writer Problems 1-5” By Shannon A. Thompson   Have you ever been working on something and saved it, like, a million times—yet you’re still riddled with anxiety that the minute you close the file, all will be lost? No? Ha, lucky you! For the neurotic rest of us, “#WW Writer Problems 1-5,” by Shannon A. Thompson, speaks our language.  This humorous yet truthful look...

Read More


Articles / Commonly Confused

Commonly Confused Peak, Peek and Pique This group of homophones is a favorite of mine. Mostly because I’m always up for a good laugh and I like editing humor. I’m nerdy like that.  So what trips us up about these words besides the fact that two have spellings that are almost identical and their confuses us because it has a Q in it? (Go on,...

Read More


Writing Prompts

Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises! Music is something that inspires a lot of writers. This week’s writing prompt is a picture we hope will inspire you. “Your words are like beautiful music. Weave a song.” We hope you enjoy this feature and feel free to share the results of your hard work. ~ The Divas



Page 5 of 24« First...34567...1020...Last »