Writing prompts for March 15, 2018

1. Do you beware the “Ides of March” or not? 2. Considering George Elliot’s Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, what does “provincial” mean in its narrow-minded sense regarding the nature of marriage, idealism, or education? 3. Your taxes ready for April 15? Join the Trinity Writers as we bounce Continue Reading

What if we were all entrepreneurs?

I’m excited to be going for three days of Ice House Entrepreneurship Programs Facilitator Training this week. So what’s that, you ask? Okay, for starters: entrepreneurship, noun: the activity of setting up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit: the new business opportunities have Continue Reading

How can writers create characters for their stories?

In Writing Fiction, Janet Burroway notes that characters must be “interesting, believable, and engaging.” Writers need to make readers feel invested in what characters go through. The two most basic characters are a protagonist and an antagonist. In a nutshell, the protagonist is the main character and usually the most Continue Reading