Occasionally, the well for new story ideas runs dry and we must mine for fresh ones. We all know to look in such places as the newspaper, television news, and even advertisements for ideas. But have you thought of researching yourself? You are a mine of experiences, feelings, and knowledge.
A live discussion with educators who have become published children’s book authors. This is geared toward beginners and aspiring writers, with special emphasis on the best ways to get started as a writer for children and teens.
Getting a contract to create a children’s book series can jumpstart any writer’s career. Here’s the best way to get started on that exciting path.
To say that Elizabeth “Ellie” Sipila is just a “writer” would be like labeling Emeril Lagasse as merely a “cook”. Like a master chef, Sipila wears many hats: debut author, small press publisher, book designer, freelance editor, and more (http://www.movetothewrite.com). Her debut novel Mark-Napped!, out this month from Pelican Publishing (the first in a […]
Have you ever fallen deeply into a story and emerged changed forever? There are probably moments in the text that stay with you, important scenes sprinkled through your memory. Those are moments infused with emotion. Here’s how you can add emotional intensity to your work.