Fridays from the Journal — Road Trips

  This essay from Becky Breed is all about summer (which is not that far off.)  Breed is  a veteran poet and essayist.  She co-writes a weekly blog www.writeincommunity.com that provides inspiration and encouragement for writers of all levels and interests.  Want to check out the current edition of Fine Lines?  Follow this link.     … Continue reading Fridays from the Journal — Road Trips

The Rabbit Hole of Naming Characters

*Today’s guest post is by author Chris Mandeville How Do You Name Your Characters? Some writers don’t worry much about naming.  They slap a label on a character and run with it.  Other writers dive down the rabbit hole and put excessive amounts of research, thought, planning and creativity into naming.  I’m in the latter … Continue reading The Rabbit Hole of Naming Characters