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The Center blog is teeming with tips and inspiration for starting and maintaining your writing practice.
Say what? Writing dialogue like a pro
There are two main ways we can start to approach dialogue in our stories: a pacing beat and an action beat.
Fiction: Helena Writes #49_On music running in the family
In her 49th post, Helena returns with another chapter from her middle-grade novel, about piano lessons and the value of practice and art.
Beyond a book review: Footnotes in Jenn Givhan's Belly to the Brutal
Shawna Ayoub moves "beyond the book review" to dig into Jenn Givhan's use of footnotes in two poems from her latest book, Belly to the Brutal.
Write & Release: Full moon ritual for writers October '22
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tarot with Ten, returns with another full moon tarot reading and writing ritual. Writers, exchange a hard thing for a soft one.
Photo writing prompt contest: Oct '22
Write about the idea of loving someone or something "warts and all."
What is point of view?
There are three basics points of view that we come across in writing poetry and fiction. Explore them with famous examples and practice with an exercise.
Fiction: Helena Writes #48_On childhood fears and imaginings
In her 48th post, Helena shares a chapter from her favorite of her original works, Ruthie Pincus of Brooklyn.
Write & Release: Full moon ritual for writers September '22
Teneice Durrant returns in time for the September full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, do YOUR work, not someone else’s.
Photo writing prompt contest: September '22
Tell us about your best friend, the one who knows everything about you, the one you go on adventures with, the first person you call when you get good news or bad.
When to write grievances instead of gratitude
Expressing your grievances through writing can be far more productive than searching for a silver lining, especially when you aren’t ready.
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