Writer’s Craft #70 – The Perils of the Writers Group

Justine Graykin is a writer and free-lance philosopher sustained by her deep, abiding faith in Science and Humanity — well, Science, anyway –- and the belief that humor is the best anti-gravity device. Find her work and bloggings at justinegraykin.com Joining a group is the essential antidote to the classic isolation of being a writer.…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #70 – The Perils of the Writers Group

Do school visits get in the way of writing or enhance it?

Lari Don is a full-time writer, full-time mother, occasional storyteller, and also spends more than half her working days visiting schools to talk about her books and about pupils’ creative writing (adding up the days for this blog was eye-opening!) Lari is based in Scotland and writes fantasy adventures for 8–12 year olds, as well…… Continue reading Do school visits get in the way of writing or enhance it?

Writer’s Craft #68 – Going public on web 2.0

Terri Bruce has been making up stories for as long as she can remember and won her first writing award when she was twelve. Like Anne Shirley, she prefers to make people cry rather than laugh, but is happy if she can do either. She produces fantasy and adventure stories from a haunted house in…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #68 – Going public on web 2.0

Writer’s Craft #67 – Idea Casserole

Karina Fabian’s quirky twists and crazy characters have won awards, including the INDIE book award for best fantasy (Magic, Mensa and Mayhem), an EPPIE award for best sci-fi (Infinite Space, Infinite God) and a Mensa Owl for best fiction (World Gathering), and top placer in the Preditor and Editor polls. Mrs. Fabian is former President…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #67 – Idea Casserole

Writer’s Craft #66 – Extending our roots

A science-fiction lover since childhood, Michèle Laframboise juggles her time between drawing comics, writing stories and caring for her family. With her scientific background, she elaborates intricate plots filled with sense of wonder, poetry and adventure. Three of her novels received literary awards. She lives in Mississauga, Ontario. Extending the roots of your inspiration Our…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #66 – Extending our roots