Donna Janke Posts

This summer I brought a short vignette to my writing group. They enjoyed the tone of the piece, but suggested I’d given one of the characters a name better suited…

Writing

A writer can feel “stuck” at many points in his or her writing. Sometimes you don’t know where to start. Sometimes you don’t know where to go next. Sometimes you’re…

Writing

When writing a story, how do you describe the setting or the way a character looks? How much detail do you provide? How much do you leave to the reader’s…

Writing

Writers are creative people. Sometimes our most creative moments come when finding ways to avoid putting pen to paper or finger to keyboard. Here are some avoidance techniques that have…

Writing

A writing group, sometimes called a writing circle or a writing meet-up, is a group of writers who meet regularly to critique each others’ works, share writing advice, or workshop…

Writing