An Exercise in Perspective

One of the best things about being writers is that we get to play with reality. When we craft fiction, poetry, and even creative nonfiction, we can bend and twist the boundaries of our identity, the identities of our speakers and characters, and even the world around us. Of course, there are varying degrees of…

The Writing Life: Get Creative for Halloween with Tombstone Prompts

*Don’t forget to comment on my Giveaway¬†and Tweet daily for a chance to win! ¬†Ends 10/25!* A few years ago, I was teaching a workshop-style creative writing class to middle school and high school girls and decided to focus on “horror” as the genre for October. I did a different warm-up exercise each week, and…