Point of View

Brainstorming and freewriting about your character have proven to provide better writing if done before outlining. This exercise has been modified from the Gotham Writers’ Workshop.More

Dialogue Workshop

What interesting EVENTS happened this week? Do any of the events jump out at you? Do any of the events have a backstory? List the events, as many as you can, for 5 minutes, then choose one event to work with today. Write down everything you remember that was said. Now, write down what happened,…More

Haiku

Most people think of Haiku as a poem which has three lines with a limited number of syllables. And, if you knew that, give yourself a pat on the back! Asking yourself how many syllables is the first of three questions which define a Haiku.More

“Fictional” Character

Brainstorming and freewriting about your character have proven to provide better writing if done before outlining. This exercise has been modified from the Gotham Writers’ Workshop.More