12 Fundamentals Of Writing “The Other” (And The Self), by D. J. Older

This is an excellent article to review when writing characters outside of ourselves. “12 Fundamentals Of Writing ‘The Other’ (And The Self)” by D. J. Older, author of the YA novel, Shadowshaper, among others.

Chasing Glory

DeeAnn Galbraith has released her newest book, Chasing Glory! Tal Kingston, an R&D genius who’s built a successful gourmet food company, wants to get married. He’s got a spreadsheet that covers all his requirements, but needs help executing his plan. Tal hires executive assistant Glory Danvers to help him put his best foot forward. His spreadsheet goes out the window. His company’s reputation is threatened when he learns his products are being… Read More

A Peculiar Giveaway!

Wordherder Maureen McQuerry is committed to changing the narrative about how we treat others who are different from us. She has purchased 200 copies of The Peculiars to give away to deserving libraries. Check out her webpage for more information about this Peculiar Giveaway, and spread the word!

Donelle Knudsen’s Author Event at Rosy’s Diner

Donelle Knudsen will host a book signing for her novel, “Between Heartbeats” and her memoir, “Through the Tunnel of Love, A Mother’s and Daughter’s Journey with Anorexia” at Rosy’s ’50s Diner, 404 Bradley, Suite 106, Richland. Time: Saturday, December 19 from 9-11 AM & 5-7 PM. Visit her table and enter the drawing for a $20 Rosy’s gift card.

Looking for a Tri-Cities’ Writers’ Critique Group?

Our Friday Critique Group, formerly known as the Thursday Critique Group, has room for a couple more members. Currently, we meet every other Friday at 1 PM at New York Richies’ Pizza on Clearwater Ave. We can change the time to a Thursday evening to accommodate those not available in the early afternoon. Contact us through the Wordherders’ website and we’ll connect.

The Current, by Donald Maass

From: http://writerunboxed.com/2015/12/02/the-current What about a novel sweeps us up into its world?  What carries us along even when the imperatives of plot are on hold or absent?  What makes us ache for something without knowing what it is?  What makes us impatient for a story’s resolution at the same time that we want the tale to go on forever?  What is it that causes us to feel that a story has touched our… Read More

Congratulations for a third time, Deidre Havrelock!

Deidre’s script, “Robyn Hood: Galaxy of Thieves”, was selected as a finalist in the StoryPros Professional Script Analysis contest. Congratulations!