Look deep into my eyes

Look deep into my eyes

Nothing strikes fear into the creative soul of a writer like being asked to write a persuasive essay. At least, that’s what it looks like every time we check our Super Challenge inbox. We get more questions, comments and concerns about the persuasive essay round...
Your prompt response requested

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In Misery, Stephen King wrote [Paul] understood what he was doing now as TRYING TO HAVE AN IDEA. TRYING TO HAVE AN IDEA wasn’t the same thing as GETTING AN IDEA. GETTING AN IDEA was a more humble way of saying I am inspired, or Eureka! My muse has spoken!...
Palinode around

Palinode around

I want do-overs! Whether you call it a mulligan, a retraction, or a palinode, it’s human to err and even more human to want to correct that error. This month for our Poetry Slam at YeahWrite we’ll explore the palinode – the poet’s version of...
Emotional Misuse

Emotional Misuse

With the solstice just past, most of us are either in the depths of winter or the height of summer. So it’s natural to be thinking about extremes. For this month’s Nonfiction Know-How, I’ll be discussing emotional extremes and giving you a few tips...
got filk?

got filk?

Let’s take a mid-season break! Where I’m sitting, it’s almost midsummer. Editor Asha, in Australia, is watching midwinter approach. But no matter where in the world you are, it’s a season of song. Some of us are singing around beach bonfires,...