Make Your Stories Come Alive

So happy to have author M. Liz Boyle back here at JPC Allen Writes. Today she’s giving advice on how to make your stories come alive. Hi, and thanks to JPC Allen for the opportunity to discuss Writing with the Senses! What words come to mind when you read this paragraph from Firehorse by Diane Lee Wilson?:… Continue Reading →

What’s the Adventure?

My theme this month is adventure. What real-world adventure can you imagine for this picture? Who are the characters huddled around the campfire? Why are they camping? Is it a vacation? Or are they hiding out? Here’s my inspiration: “This is just what you need,” my cousin Dave said, poking at the fire. “Miles away… Continue Reading →

The Importance of Fiction

Today I’m visiting author M. Liz Boyle’s blog with my guest post, “The Importance of Fiction.” This wasn’t an easy post to write, which may sound weird since I write fiction. But sometimes when you do something long enough, you forget why you’re doing it. So, thank you, Liz, for giving me a topic that… Continue Reading →

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