As a child, I penned a collection of Christmas poems. Little booklets of the poems became gifts tucked under Christmas trees. I loved creative writing and often wrote stories that I never finished, but I could always finish a poem. (Just don’t ask to see one of those early Christmas pieces!) Puzzles have always intrigued […]
Hi, there. Vicki Moss—contributing editor of Southern Writers Magazine and author—here. Looks like we’re fast approaching September and the Write2Ignite conference, and as usual, I can’t wait to cross the South Carolina line. This year, I’ll be teaching two classes: “The Journey towards Finding Your Writing Voice” and “Connecting the Dots.” Believe it or not, […]
Your proposal is rejected—again—and your head swirls with doubt, disappointment, and confusion. You pour your heart out in a blog post, take hours to format it just right, click Post, and wait. The only buzz you hear is from the ceiling fan above your head, and the only comments you receive are from your mother […]
UPDATE: Congratulations to Nicole Hodges Wyrick, the winner of our Week 5 contest! This week’s contest is open to everyone! All you have to do is look at the schedule for our upcoming conference. Then, in the comment section below, tell us the name of the workshop that intrigues you most. Submit your answer before […]
Today is exactly 3 months until the 2018 Write2Ignite conference. It’s also the last day of our summer registration sale. Have you registered yet? Take advantage of this great sale price before it disappears! Today only—pay only $100 for Write2Ignite’s adult tuition. That’s a $20 savings! Register today at https://bit.ly/2JVDXcQ.
“The Journey Begins: Step-by-Step Preparation for Beginning the Writer’s Journey” People often say, “It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish that counts.” The problem is, you can’t finish what you don’t start! So many talented writers never achieved their dream of finishing a book, simply because they never learned how to get started. […]