Ignore the Rules, Just Write the Story!

By |2021-01-06T16:21:58+00:00January 6th, 2021|Creativity, Fiction, Ideas, imagination, learning, short stories, Writing|

Sometimes, writing a story seems more like being a tree in an ice storm. Sometimes I have this story idea in my mind with all of it's branches of characters and actions, but when I sit down to write it, I can't [...]

Making it Real – The Beginning…

By |2021-01-06T16:21:33+00:00January 5th, 2021|Creativity, Ideas, imagination, Personal, short stories, Writing|

As they walked up the steps of the porch they looked at the huge house. The large windows were covered in dust and mud and most of them showed large cracks. The porch roof was trimmed with overly-fancy woodwork that included carvings of angels, devils, several trees, apples, and an [...]

“I’m just not that creative…”

By |2020-09-07T16:43:44+00:00March 20th, 2020|Creativity, Ideas, imagination, short stories, Writing|

Question: It is interesting to see how you come up with your ideas from something you see or hear or something you read. But I’m just not that creative. Never have been. Do you think some people are just more creative than other people? Thanks for the question, and it’s another one that I hear [...]

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