How to Memorize Lines

If memorizing all the lines in a script seems overwhelming, this post is for you. Acting in a stage play is a great way to stretch your creativity, learn new skills, and expand your network.  You may have seen our recent video about the creative opportunities available in community theater.  Maybe I convinced you it’s worthwhile, but the thought…

What is Flash Fiction?

The story goes that Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write an entire story in six words or less.  His response: For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn. Flash fiction is a genre of literature tells a story in a very short amount of time. The maximum length varies from as much as 1,500 words to no more than…

How to Blog a Book

So you want to write a book.  You’ve gotten your excuses out of the way and you’re ready to go.  These days, many publishers expect you to have a ‘platform’ ready-made for them when you pitch your book.  That means they want an audience that you have already built up, chomping at the bit to…