What a Creative Writing Immersion Can Provide

I'm honored to be a guest blogger on Write to Done, the blog that each year names the Top Ten Blogs for Writers. I am a 2011-2012 winner, and one of the benefits of winning that award is being granted a Write to Done guest spot. It seems site founder Mary Jaksch liked the posts …

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Congrats, You’ve Won a Top Blog Award!

The Artist's Road is nothing without its readers, who spark fascinating conversation in the comments and share posts with their friends. So with The Artist's Road now an award-winning blog, you are the winners. This morning the authoritative blog Write to Done named The Artist's Road a Top 10 Blog for Writers for 2011-2012. Chief …

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Showing AND Telling

"Show, don't tell." Is there a fiction writer out there who isn't sick of hearing that command? Consider this: when telling your own story, you must show and tell. This was the lesson shared recently by two masters of the personal essay--Keith Woods and Lonnae O'Neal Parker--at the "Write Your Heart Out" conference sponsored by …

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Creativity Tweets of the Week – 03/11/11

As I write this on Thursday afternoon, dark, rain-filled clouds are telling me to take a nap. Instead I'm taking eight of the best tweets I sent this week on creativity and writing and sharing them with you. I accept payment in cash or bacon. CREATIVITY "The Creative Personality: Ten paradoxical traits of the creative …

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Creativity Tweets of the Week — 02/11/11

Wake up the kids and bring in the dog (you can let the cat keep sleeping, because she'll ignore you regardless)! It's time for yet another Creativity Tweets of the Week! Below are 11 useful links on creativity and writing that I sent to out into the Twittersphere this week. CREATIVITY "Taking Breaks Found to …

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