Donna Janke Posts

A few years ago I heard about the book the War of Art by Steven Pressfield. I started looking for it in every book store I went to. I eventually…

Book Review

This past week I received a rejection email from a magazine for a short story I’d submitted six months ago. I’d forgotten I’d submitted it. Sometimes submissions never receive a…

Writing Lessons

Writers and readers festivals offer opportunities to discover new authors (new to you) and hear new works by old favourites. For the writer, the readings, discussions and workshops also offer…

Festivals Quotes

What is a storyteller? Who is a storyteller? When I hear the term storyteller the first image which comes to mind is that of a raconteur, a person who skillfully…

Writing Components Writing Life

I recently visited the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington. One of the Museum’s programs is Kids Design Glass. Children aged twelve and under are invited to submit designs for…

Creativity