Month: November 2016

World-Building and Social Networks

Randy Ingermanson is a prolific teacher and writer and thinker. Here is his latest about writing craft from his eZine Advanced Fiction Writing… 3) Craft: World-Building and Social Networks There are three categories of fiction where world-building is very important: Science fiction Fantasy Historical fiction I haven’t written much on world-building, for one simple reason. Read More …

Understanding the Homeschool Market

by Jennifer Self American homeschooling families are an eclectic group with a variety of interests. Some homeschooling families have children with special needs so they use outside education to help with that. Others will have different children in different types of schooling options based on the individual child. Christian homeschooling families tend to be more Read More …

Where’s Your Book?

By Belinda Forgy I remember as a little girl, writing short stories about mythical creatures and cute little kids and everyone would tell me how good I was at it. My English teachers always gave me kudos for following the story writing formula of a protagonist, an antagonist, a crisis and a happy ending. Regretfully, Read More …

Are you a writer?

by Whitney McKendree Moore I was inspired last night by something I encountered in a tiny book of letters from the poet Rainer Maria Rilke to an aspiring young writer. In it, he essentially tells the student that if you are a writer, you write. Why? Because you must. You can’t help it. In his words: Read More …