What to write about?

One problem that stymies novice and occasional writers is “What do I write about?” If your object is to join a contest or submit to a publication, then do check out the submission guidelines. Most contests and publications will have specific themes or subjects for each round or edition, but several will also be open…

Stop and write!

You can’t be a writer if you just talk about writing some day. That day might never come. The time to write is now! To help you along, I’ll be giving writing prompts and exercises that will get your creative juices flowing. So what should you write about? Let’s start with something really simple. Let’s…