Writing Tip: Making Your Characters and Dialogue Realistic

*** Yesterday on Instagram, a fellow writer I follow who follows me back asked for input from other writers. Her question was this: How do you write authentic characters, and then how do you make them sound convincing in dialogue? As someone who has written three fiction books and teaches the subject of writing, I… Read More Writing Tip: Making Your Characters and Dialogue Realistic

Advice to Beginning Writers: Start By Telling Your Family Stories

Today in our second to last class of feature writing, the students had the opportunity to ask any remaining questions they wanted or make a comment about anything related to writing. During this session, they posed great questions, from how to find a good story angle to how to start writing in their spare time.… Read More Advice to Beginning Writers: Start By Telling Your Family Stories