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.
Katherine Smits discovered several diary entries authored by our very own SSRA Butt Glue, or T.B. Glue, Esq. to be precise. Ever wonder what our favorite writing inspiration thinks of us? Well… you need to read this months Butt Glue blog. You’re in for a surprise! Readers are warned…
Not to be outwitted by a very sneaky bottle of Butt Glue, Loretta Rogers relates how she outsmarted the fiendish white bottle of goop that almost refused to let her go!
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!
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”.
Dylan married her high-school sweetheart and they are busy living out their own happily ever after in sunny Florida with their two incredible daughters and a snoring Shiz-Tsu.
Dylan can be found online at: DylanNewton.com
When is RETREAT a good idea? When it’s a Writer’s Retreat, of course! I’m super excited for our member’s only SSRA Writer’s Retreat, scheduled October 16-18 at the beautiful Fanning Springs State Park. Organized by our lovely VP-Programs, Jessica Nelson, the retreat will be exactly what we writers need: Plotting exercises to get your WIP […]
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.
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!
When do you find time to write? How do you come up with ideas for your stories? Whatever writing challenges you face, Loretta Rogers gives us the encouragement to keep going and never give up.
SSRA Takes NYC By Storm! Or so the New York Times headlines should have read. RWA 2015 was a terrific conference, and everyone who attended came away refreshed, renewed and invigorated. We invite you to read what Michele Fowler (aka, Mikki Cober) took away from Nationals this year, and it wasn’t just a huge box of new books to read… enjoy!