Tag Archives: The Writer’s Alphabet

Perceiving the New Year in 3D

I keep seeing a lot of posts on social media about your “word for the year“. Great words, like STRENGTH, CONFIDENT, RESPONSIBILITY, and CONTROL. Kelly Epperson Simmons wrote a recent blog titled New Year’s Resolutions vs Word of the Year. She … Continue reading

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Zed

We made it! Welcome to the last original entry into The Writer’s Alphabet! Can I just say, Z is a hard one. Taking into consideration how much research we do as writers, how much ancillary information we pick up along … Continue reading

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Yes, please

I asked myself, should I wrap up The Writer’s Alphabet today? And I responded with a hearty YES, PLEASE! (I did begin these twenty-six entries in February of 2017.) It’s important to keep positive when you’re a writer. Some days … Continue reading

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The value of X

We’re in the final stages of The Writer’s Alphabet… and I’m x-static to introduce the letter X. X-ing out is an important (and sometimes painful) part of the editing process. No matter how poetic the verse, exceptional the passage, or … Continue reading

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Write

I am determined to complete The Writer’s Alphabet this year! I’m up to the letter…W. It only stands to reason that the W in The Writer’s Alphabet would stand for WRITE. And also, WRITE is my favorite homonym. 🙂 Right?!

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V is for V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N!

It’s Labor Day! You probably have the day off of work. Not quite a vacation…but still, no work is no work. Must be nice. You know, to take a day off. Writers don’t get days off. We may be away … Continue reading

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U is for Unique

Yes, the story has probably been told before. But not by you. Tell YOUR story. Your voice is unique. We’re getting close, folks… U is only five letters from the end and the 21st entry of The Writer’s Alphabet! Once … Continue reading

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