What is a Perfect Pitch? by MM Pollard

What Is a Perfect Pitch? The Answer Depends on Who You Ask I’m an English teacher, a writer, an editor, and a workshop presenter because I love words, all words. My philosophy is that if one word is good, then five words are five times better. Yes, I’m wordy, but...

Writing Tight by Kathy Otten

Congratulations. You’ve finally finished your new novel or short story. You labored long and hard to move your characters and plot from your head into a completed rough draft. You spent months persevering through rewrites, tweaking sub-plots, and eliminating...

Writing for Personal Fulfillment by Irene Roth

Do you write for personal fulfillment? Or do you slave away at your writing all week and then quit writing for a few days and do something else and then go back to your wiring on Monday un-refreshed? Many of us treat our writing as a job, and on a rudimentary level it...

What Concerns You by Connie Flynn

Last night I dreamed I was awakened on America’s Top Model by a 4am call to an impromptu modelling gig. I’d slept in my clothes, my hair was a mess, my breath probably worse, and we were leaving NOW. The girls and I had partied in our model’s apartment the night...