WRITER’S WORKSHOP III, May, 2020: Story Structure, Difficult Choices, and Birds

The assignment for my creative writing class was a fun one: Write a story under 300 words that includes all the parts of ABDCE structure (more on that in the challenge), give your protagonist a strong desire, have your protagonist learn that he or she only has 24 hours to live, and give your character … Continue reading WRITER’S WORKSHOP III, May, 2020: Story Structure, Difficult Choices, and Birds

WRITER’S WORKSHOP I, Week 1, The Fastball

Something to think about:My stepfather, a custom home builder, taught me the basics of carpentry: “measure twice, cut once.” Sounds simple enough, but it takes discipline and an investment in time to slow down and repeat the measurement, and the power saw can be unforgiving. Many are the boards wasted by a few mismarked millimeters. … Continue reading WRITER’S WORKSHOP I, Week 1, The Fastball

WHY I AM SPENDING LESS TIME ONLINE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON (AND SPENDING MORE TIME PLAYING WITH MY ART SUPPLIES) – Christine E. Ray

I have made a conscious decision to spend less time online the last two months.  I was becoming more and more concerned that my online life was starting to feel more real than my brick and mortar life.  My mood was starting to fluctuate in reaction to how many positive responses I was getting to … Continue reading WHY I AM SPENDING LESS TIME ONLINE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON (AND SPENDING MORE TIME PLAYING WITH MY ART SUPPLIES) – Christine E. Ray

The Importance of Content/Trigger Warnings In Books & Book Reviews (& More) – Brittany the Book Guru

Brittany the Book Guru wrote the thought-provoking piece below and has graciously agreed to have it republished on the Go Dog Go Cafe. I apologize in advance for how long this post may end up being, but I think it’s an extremely important topic and one that has many facets and areas to discuss. I … Continue reading The Importance of Content/Trigger Warnings In Books & Book Reviews (& More) – Brittany the Book Guru