Monthly Archives: December 2013

So You Wanna Write?

  That’s awesome!  Do you want to be published?  There are so many opportunities out there to become published, and with self-publishing now becoming one of the fastest route to infamy, step into the water, it’s feeling fine.  Having been … Continue reading

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On Writing

Tonight at 6:30 pm, writer Kimberli Michele is giving a presentation about Steven King’s novel On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft to the Mifflin Writer’s group at the Mifflin Community Library, 6 Philadelphia Ave, Shillington, PA. All are welcome! … Continue reading

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A first sentence like any other, the book would wither and die…

Kim was looking through her Facebook and found among the ads a mug for sale with famous first lines from novels.  It got us both thinking about how powerful some first lines in literature.  There are some great ones.  The … Continue reading

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New Writer’s Tool Box

List of links for writing/promotion/advertising (also available as a PDF for downloading) http://ejeisman.com/OCW/cmdownloads/new-writers-tool-box/ Tips for writing: Characterization http://www.writecreative.net/about-writing/location-as-character http://www.shortlist.com/entertainment/the-40-coolest-characters-in-literature#item-40 http://www.writersdigest.com/writing-quotes http://creative-writing-course.thecraftywriter.com/writing-characters/ http://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/by-writing-goal/write-first-chapter-get-started/hooked-on-a-feeling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antihero http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Characterization Dialogue http://www.writer.ly/community/10-rules-writing-good-dialogue/ http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/allam/general/glossary.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialogue Plot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plot_(narrative) Suggested books The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing The Breakout … Continue reading

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Writing Point of View

On Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 pm, I’m giving a presentation on Writing Point of View in literature to the Mifflin Writer’s group at the Mifflin Community Library, 6 Philadelphia Ave, Shillington, PA.  All levels of writers are welcome! http://www.berks.lib.pa.us/smi/about/index.php?id=htm&page=location EJ Eisman is the author … Continue reading

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