Writers’ Basics: Key Terms Explained

Here’s a growth arc most all of us writers go through, once we decide we want to write. First, we don’t know how to talk about stories; about their skeleton, their foundation, how stories are developed, and so on. We simply know we have one to tell. Next, we start learning about concept, theme, development […]


Frolicsome Friday; Have Some Fun!

There once was a weevil named Neville

Whose house didn’t sit on the level.

When asked why it was tilted,

Neville’s response wasn’t the least stilted:

“The basement was beveled by the devil.”

This came free-form, in a matter of seconds, from a prompt to write a poem where the key rhyme involved “vel […]