Category Archives: Resources for Writers

Walking and Writing

Words won’t come? Go out and walk, and see if they show up… Why Writers Should Consider the Habits of a Flaneur Catherine Kane 10/10/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving … Continue reading

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On Spoken Shakespeare

The bard of Avon is one of the most famous writers of all time, and his writing was meant to be spoken, not just read Here’s a wonderful lecture about Shakespeare and his writing and how it functions as the … Continue reading

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Front and Center

Still working on my second urban fantasy novel “The Swans of War” and  finding one of my problems is keeping my heroine the heroine. Sidekicks have it easy. the whole story doesn’t rest on their shoulders so they’re far more … Continue reading

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Speak Like a Pirate

Writing about pirates? Well here’s some info about how they talk and why…. Arrr, Matey! The Origins of the Pirate Accent 9/12/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a … Continue reading

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A Good Foundation

I’ve done posts here on how good ergonomics are important for writers Position Is Everything Position Is Everything- From the Ground Up Position Is Everything- Get A Leg Up Position Is Everything- Got Your Back Position Is Everything- A Fare … Continue reading

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Everybody Should Have a Writing Group

…and there was recently an article  about the one I’m a member of. Westport group helps writers meet challenges I used to attend the actual meetings in physical space, but time and energy has made that less workable. They do … Continue reading

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Writers Are Readers…

… and inexpensive books means more to love. I’ll just drop this here…. Annual Gigantic Summer Book Sale at the Westport Library Catherine Kane 6/29/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and … Continue reading

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Online Writing Groups- Sometimes Size Matters

In the last post on this topic (Online Writing Groups- Know What You Want) , we talked about figuring out what you want to get out of an online writing group. Next it’s good to think about how big a group … Continue reading

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Things Not To Do when Writing Combat

There are things to do when you’re writing combat and there are things not to do. These are the second type Ten hand to hand combat myths writers need to stop using Catherine Kane 6/13/17 For more information on Catherine’s … Continue reading

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Ready…. Set…

… setting! Do you set the scene your story takes place in? If so “Are You Making These Setting Mistakes?” Catherine Kane 6/6/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as … Continue reading

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