Tag: Non Fiction

What Aren’t You Seeing?

Fiction writers know that place can be as important as character. Think: Winterfell Minas Tirith Downton Abbey Gotham City Cabot Cove King’s Landing Hidalgo For some reason, non-fiction writers tend to focus on events and people. However, place is just as important for those of us who write non-fiction as you fiction gurus.  In fact, every place has a story… Read more →

Flash Non-Fiction #1 – Waiting

I took on the Flash Non-Fiction Challenge #1 – writing about three things and how they may relate to one another.  I’m not exaggerating when I admit that I went through 30+ revisions, trying to find the perfect word, the perfect turn-of-phrase. I was shocked at the ah-ha’s I experienced, but I’ll save that for another post. What I can… Read more →

Writing Flash Nonfiction – Will You Join Me?

I have long-loved the essay format; it appeals to both the logical part of my brain as well as the writer in me who envys a well-turned phrase. Essays are the closest in format to the magical magazine articles I used to write, which probably accounts for considering the following: I’ve been reading Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction, edited… Read more →

Coming Out of Chaos!

  Apologies for not keeping up with my site. I’m in the process of packing and moving and keeping myself out of chaos.  Will report about my new place (cool studio) and new Kindle books ASAP.  Thanks for hanging in there with me.  And they tell me that out of chaos comes light.   Read more →