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Children's story: Helena Writes #41: On explaining the infinity of numbers through children’s stories
“Ticked Off!” captured my imagination. It felt like a title for a children’s book. I thought of a clock. Then the story opened to me...
Write and release: Full moon ritual for writers Jan '22
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, is back in the new year with her monthly tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and a writing exercise. Writers, howl at the moon!
Writers, be your own resolution
Are you the kind of person who makes a resolution on the first day of every incoming year? Or are you the kind of person who thinks resolutions are doomed to failure, so why even make one? I am both...
Photo writing prompt contest: January '22
Consider the idea of ruin as a noun, rather than a verb. Think about what once was and is now lost or changing, either in your own life or in the imagined life of this house...
Read more in 2022? 4 genres, 4 book recs
If you are looking for a few good books to get you started in 2022 (and who isn’t?), I have recommendations...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers Dec '21
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, look back and forward.
Children's story: Helena Writes #40--On counting panes, counting stories, Counting Jennie
In her 40th post, Helena shares another original children’s story—a counting story—and creative process behind both writing and illustrating it.
Photo writing prompt contest: December '21
What's that phrase, the tip of the iceberg? Tell a brief story where you show us just a hint of what's happening below the surface.
When stuck, write in scenes
When I got stuck, I remembered the advice I have given to dozens of students: if you can't keep moving forward in one scene, if you drop the thread, pick up a different one...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers Nov '21
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, embrace boredom.
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