Eight Reasons Why Writers Should Use Twitter

Originally posted on MDellert-dot-Com:
If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that I have more than 5,000 followers and frequently post throughout the day. How frequently? Every two hours. But I do take a break between 10 pm and 8 am Eastern Time. A typical tweet has a two-hour shelf-life. That’s not much. If…

FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: If you could go anywhere in time, where would you go?

  So? If you could go anywhere, where would you go? Today’s flash fiction challenge will be the seed starter for next week’s challenge. Each of you can suggest characters, a place, a setting, a circumstance, and we will compile them into choices for next week’s challenge. So… WHERE would you go? Any place onContinue reading “FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: If you could go anywhere in time, where would you go?”

Words Of Strength & How They Apply To Writing

Teddy Roosevelt, and maybe Napoleon. Doesn’t matter.   How it applies to writing: the ability to ask for one more review or apply to one more review site or ask once again for someone to consider letting you guest blog when 100 in a row have said no, to keep pushing to finish and thenContinue reading “Words Of Strength & How They Apply To Writing”

11 Things Stephen King taught me about writing – whether he wanted to or not.

Stephen king was born on this day in 1947. He has sold hundreds of millions of books and is famous the world over for a his novels, movies and short stories. Oh and he did an American Express commercial once. He is one of the greatest writers of our time, and whenever one of theContinue reading “11 Things Stephen King taught me about writing – whether he wanted to or not.”

Building Characters (for stories)

It’s gotta be done. Here are some ideas on how to do it. You can see ALL the segments on our Writers Off Task With Friends YouTube channel. Subscribe to the show’s channel, and as soon as new segments post, you will get a notice! Then you can watch them or download them as MP4’s intoContinue reading “Building Characters (for stories)”