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Carol Megge Discusses “Finding Character”

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Carol Megge provides us an interesting perspective into what Samuel Johnson has taught her about writing. Based on ideas presented by Mr. Johnson, Carol has discovered our own fictional heroes, heroines and villains have weaknesses and flaws they must conquer, or at least realize, in order to change. In romances these changes ensure an HEA ending. This blog promises to stir your own thoughts about conquering weaknesses.

The Writers Inner Toolbox

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Michael Ditchfield asks the question, are you happy with what you’ve accomplished so far as a writer? If not, Michael shares some inspirational words to help push us all to the next level, and reminds us… we are all winners!

Dialogue and Action Tags

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Today, Michael Ditchfield gives us his perspective on the use of dialogue tags. Join us as Michael discusses how not to overuse those two pesky words, “said” and “asked”.

Boogie Writes: ISBN Grateful

by Jennifer Taylor

In this month’s Boogie Writes, Jennifer Taylor expresses her appreciation for the support provided by each and every member of SSRA, and the generosity of the many published authors within the chapter who are always willing to share their vast knowledge of the craft and the publishing world.

Butt Glue Sees the Other Side

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Toni S. Harris accepted the Butt Glue challenge and was surprised at the results. It seems the “Butt Glue Dude” prompted Toni to make a trip north. Where did they go and why? Well, it’s all here… come join Toni on her Butt Glue adventure!

Boogie Writes: Chicken Fat

by Jennifer Taylor

This months’ Boogie Writes takes us back to our elementary school days. Gym class in particular. Why, you ask? What could this possibly have to do with writing? You’ll just have to read the latest from Jennifer Taylor to find out. Enjoy!

The Infamous Butt Glue

by SSRA Blog Contributor

The Butt Glue strikes again! Linda Tillis finds herself in a Butt Glue induced fantasy that fills her head with new and thrilling ideas for her next manuscript. Think it can’t happen to you? Accept the Butt Glue challenge and find out for yourself.