Continuing the special series about JP Coman, we asked for their thoughts on writing. If you missed part 1, read it now! What do you think most characterizes your writing? Great dialog and interaction. Characters that are memorable, and scenes that you can visualize like a movie. Why did you choose to write Children’s Fantasy? ...
Category: Thoughts on Writing
A Figure of Speech
Figurative language is essential for creating a full sensory environment and helps readers to become emotionally invested in your characters. It’s also what will most likely be quoted when people talk about your writing. “My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.” (Blazing Saddles) Is...
Drooling over the Next Prompt
Inkober’s Day 6 word is drooling. So have a writing prompt worthy of the day. I’ve never see such a drooling mess until I watched my cousin’s St. Bernard last weekend. I’ll post illustrations when I get them.
Chicken is the Word of the Day
Inktober Day 5 I had a hard time creating a prompt for today until I remembered something a young soldier once told me when he was admitted to sick call. A long night in the ER started with, “the chicken was pink in the middle, but we ate it anyway.” Feel free to submit anything...
Spell- Inktober Day 4
Today’s word is Spell. I’ve come up with an interesting writing prompt: I’ll always remember her last words, “Come sit with me a spell, child. There’s things you need to know.” And the next illustration by Ruby Drake – are we under her spell, or she under ours?
I’ve decided to add a writing prompt to go along with any illustrations I post: Today’s word is: roasted. I always loved sitting around the campfire, roasting fork in hand, listening to the family stories. It was such a strange thing to learn most families roasted marshmallows. Here’s Ruby Drake’s take on the theme: