Lessons Learned along Route 66

As with any great life lesson, most are learned at your mother’s knee.  Great revelations, moments of joy and discovery happen with the woman who breathed life into your soul.  She was literally the lifeline which connected all your dots.  It’s not different when seeking new discoveries along the...

Movies for Writers

This stormy weekend had me checking out a flurry (couldn’t resist) of movies about writers. If you want some writing inspiration or just a great way to kill time during a blizzard, check out my Top 5 movies for writers: 1. The Words (2012) – a powerful movie about...

Building a Chapter

Again you get to grade my homework from my Master Class. James Patterson asked us to think of a story in our personal life and set up a chapter based on that experience. You could do the same thing for your writing spark. ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦ Driving...