Writer Fuel: The Power of Writing Prompts

Writer Fuel: The Power of Writing Prompts

As a New Year’s resolution in January of 2007, I decided I was a writer and would start acting like one. No more excuses. I was going to stop complaining and saying that I’d start writing “someday.” I would glue my backside to the chair and start writing right now. The problem was, I had… Read more »

3 Things Writers Need to Know About Voice

Writer Fuel: 3 Things Writers Need to Know About Voice

The topic of voice has been on my mind a lot lately. It’s a subject that writers are expected to understand, but rarely does anyone actually explain what it really is. Until now. Voice is the feel, the vibe, the sound, the essence of your writing. It’s that quality that makes your writing unmistakably yours…. Read more »

Episode 475: Craft Jam: Get Your Story to “The End”

Episode 475: Craft Jam: Get Your Story to “The End”

Welcome, today is DIY MFA’s monthly Craft Jam. Once a month, Christa and I jam about the craft. In these episodes, we do a deep dive into various craft topics like character development, story structure, world building and more.  This month’s episode is a deep dive into how to craft the perfect book ending. Have… Read more »

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