Category Archives: Self-examination

Keep it Simple: Keys to Realistic Dialogue (Part II)

Cris Freese continues with the informative post from Eleanore D. Trupkiewicz, whose short story, “Poetry by Keats,” took home the grand prize in WD’s 14th Annual Short Short Story Competition.



Are You Overusing Passive Verbs?

Using active action verbs in your writing can bring your it to life so that it jumps off the page and your reader will have to follow suit to keep up.


How to Write More in the Time You Have

From Writer’s Digest: The key to achieving those New Year’s writing resolutions—or any writing goals, for that matter—is to make the most of the time you have. Student writer J.J. Hanna explains how to build productive writing habits and improve your time management.