We made a special, special quiz just for you guys: The puppy prompt quiz. For your viewing pleasure, we present puppies of many breeds and types. They are all beautiful in their own way, but we know there’s a couple calling you in particular. Pick the puppy, get a story prompt! Pretty straightforward, really. Let […]
Alyssa here! This year, we’ve got a line-up of some lovely bloggers. Writing tips, humor pieces, the works! This post is by the wonderful Nathan Philbrick. Please give him a warm welcome to the WriteOnCon community! Hello, fellow word-chucks! Seeing as how I’m incredibly organized, clever, and able to cast magic spells on my daily […]
I am SO excited to share the news that WriteOnCon is returning! I absolutely loved this conference when it was first started, which prompted me to gather a few friends and reboot it again. If you didn’t get a chance to attend last year, I think you’re going to love it. If you did, you’ll […]
We here at WriteOnCon believe in equal opportunity, so if you missed our Indiegogo campaign and were bummed about losing out on all the awesome critiques and swag, fear not — there’s a raffle for you, too! When you signed up for WriteOnCon (at any level) via the website, you were automatically entered to win […]
Whew! What a whirlwind these last three days were! We’ve discovered that coffee really does reach maximum potency, and we’re all looking forward to a long nap. But first: Thank you so much for joining us in this crazy endeavor to resurrect WriteOnCon. Whether you participated as an industry professional or an attendee, we wouldn’t […]
My grandfather on my mom’s side of the family died when I was in elementary school, and shortly after that his brother, my great uncle Arthur, made a reappearance in our lives. My mom took her father’s death hard, which she showed in the usual manner: by accounting for all of the ways Bob (even […]
Let me start with this — I LOVE using Scrivener. It not only helps me stay organized, it also saves me a ton of time and gives me all kinds of ways to keep track of things in my stories. I get it — it might seem too complicated. You might ask “Is it really […]
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I’ve spent most of my life writing nonfiction. But I always dreamed of being a fiction writer. Now, at the age of sixty, I am making my debut as a fiction writer. My first novel is a book for middle-grade readers and it is based on a true experience from my childhood. Why did it […]
As moderator of this roundtable, I wanted to peek into the thought processes of other writers about writing diversely, an aspect of the craft much of the industry is still struggling with. We each bring our own unique set of perspectives, biases, and prejudices to our writing, and discussion with other writers can help us […]
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