Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
Tag Archives: Palm Springs Writers Guild
Desert Writers Expo 2020
February 15, 2020, was the Desert Writers Expo hosted by the Palm Springs Writers Guild and the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory located in Rancho Mirage, California. Forty writers came together to offer their current books for sale to the … Continue reading
A Writer’s Really Bad Day
Some days should never happen, like those days fate conspires to reek havoc with your plans. Enter May 5, 2018. I was on my way to a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the Palm Springs Writers Guild. From there I would … Continue reading
Writing, a Party, GE, and Samsung
Writer’s block is something that’s been ascribed to by writers for years. You know the definition. The ideas aren’t there, the well has gone dry, the muse has left the building, the empty page holds you in a mind-altering stare. … Continue reading
Hit the Restart Button on Learning … 2015
I don’t know about you, but I’ve always liked learning, going to school, and education in general. Well, let me qualify the school part. I’ve always liked going to school … except for 7th and 8th grades. You know, puberty … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, fiction writing, Finding Ideas: The Creative Process, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, poetry, short story, Writing Tagged Coursera, creativity, education, imagination, inspiration, learning, on-going education, online classes, Palm Springs Writers Guild, poetry, school, SUNY College at Buffalo, writing, writing classes 10 Comments
Have you written a short short lately?
Writing a short short can make a writer very picky. Take, for example, creating a story with only 500 words. A real challenge. That means within those 500 words there will be a beginning, middle, and end. Obviously, the writer has … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, fiction writing, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, short story, Writing Tagged Ernest Hemingway, flash fiction, Flash fiction contests, furious fiction, Kurt Vonnegut, micro fiction, minute fiction, Palm Springs Writers Guild, postcard fiction, sudden fiction, the short short 6 Comments