Monthly Archive: September, 2010

500 Club (9/30)

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It’s time to get your write on! If you’re a regular here, welcome back and feel free to skip down to the prompts below. New here? Take a moment to read our three… Continue reading

A Little Help from My Friends

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The other day I got an email from an author-friend who is working through the edits of his forthcoming novel. The email said, “I’m where you’ll be before too long.” I wrote back,… Continue reading

Ways to Keep Writing Despite Your Obstacles

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by Leanna Renee Hieber Hello! I’m thrilled to be here at the Confessional to share a few of my tricks and trials. I love discussing this incredible yet difficult journey that is writing… Continue reading

In which big things are built

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It’s Confession week, so all of us PLCers are checking in to talk about what we’ve done, where we’re at now, and where we want to go next. Last Confession I said I… Continue reading

Fast Fathers Slowing It Down

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Oh, boy. Is this week’s topic a toughy. It’s forcing me to take a good hard look at my writing (not so hard) and myself (shudder-inducing hard). I’m going to have to echo… Continue reading

500 Club (9/23)

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Hello everyone, and welcome to another 500 Club Thursday! If you’re new to the Club, here’s how to play: 1. Choose one of the two prompts below. 2. Write 500 words. 3. Post… Continue reading

Knowing Your Tics, Working Your Tics

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I’ve been trying to pin down what my story tics are. It might have been a better idea to write this week’s posts for each other. I’m sure it’s clear to my fellow confessioners what my quirky issues are. Looking for them myself, though, is a bit like looking at those lesser stars in the sky. I can only sort of see them when I’m not looking right at them.

A Complete Rewrite (Or: How a Pantser became an Outliner)

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This week at the PLC, guest author Sarah Billington talks about how completely revising her novel changed her approach to writing.

Dead Woman in the Snow

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So I confess: I am the one who came up with this topic idea of “Showing Our Freudian Slips” during our last brainstorming session several weeks ago. I had a very clever idea… Continue reading

3 Writing Fallacies

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This week’s 3 Things… post takes a look at that ugly thought, The things I wish I knew then that I know now. Thankfully we narrowed that down to just writing, otherwise I’d be here… Continue reading

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