Donna Janke Posts

What is a writer? What are the requirements that must be met before you can identify or introduce yourself as a writer? Do you have to be published? Must you…

Writing

If there’s a book you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. ∼Toni Morrison Sometimes writers are given advice to write what they know.…

Writing

Dialogue in fiction helps move the plot along, speeds up the pace and reveals character. But the dialogue cannot be superfluous to the story and must feel as if it…

Writing

When I attend writer or book festivals, I usually return with a few quotable lines from authors, small bits that have resonated with me. The 2015 Tucson Festival of Books…

Festivals and Workshops

Festivals and Workshops Travel