Writing Tips

What I’ve learned along the way.

  • Writing Matters: Hemmingway’s Iceberg Theory

    In this post, I want to look at how ideas about writing evolve and change from writer to writer. In his book, “Death in the Afternoon,” Ernest Hemingway spoke about what he called the “iceberg principle” or the “theory of omission,”he explains that:  “If a writer of prose knows enough about what he is writing […]

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  • Writing Matters: Hitting The 50,000 Word Wall

    Today’s post was inspired by Jennifer Lewis Oliver a member of my WANA class of last year, she posted that she felt stuck in her latest work, that she didn’t know what to do next. And when I participated in a fast draft with other writers, someone mentioned getting stuck at the 50,000 word mark. […]

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  • “Chasing the MacGuffin” K.B. Owen is in the House!

    Hello everyone, it’s not quite so lonely in here today, the wonderful, talented, and generous K.B. Owen is our guest postress today. I can’t tell you how much fun it’s been working with this charming writer. And Just for fun, I’ll be guest posting on her site too, so it’s a two-fer! With no further […]

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