Write a story that has these three items in it: a silk wrap, a piece of chalk, a camera
Following the infallible logic that it’s not procrastinating if it’s even tangentially related to something that I need to do, I decided to look up the etymology of the word author. (It’s relevant to writing and to linguistics! See, it totally doesn’t count as procrastination. *wink*) Anyways, I wanted to share what I found because … Continue reading The Etymology of Author
Start a story with the following lines: The stars were blinking out one by one. She was sure of it.
Write a story with the following line of dialogue: "This is not coffee."
I thought I would briefly share one of my all-time favorite writing quotes. As you may know, I have a slight obsession with the uncanny, and whenever the topic of the uncanny (especially in literature) arises, I'm reminded of this Toni Morrison quote. Today, I had the students in my Fairy Tales and Fantasy class … Continue reading The Power of Writing