Ramping Up Writing – Join The Monarch Writers Online Discord Group For Inspiration and Community

Hey writers! I'm getting excited about some progress I'm ramping up into in my novel-in-progress as quarantine is loosening and the season is changing from Spring to Summer. Looking forward to getting some big chunks of writing done. If you want to join the online community of The Monarch Writers, come check out our homepage, … Continue reading Ramping Up Writing – Join The Monarch Writers Online Discord Group For Inspiration and Community

Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect

MONDAY POST MONARCH WRITERS MEETING - NOVEL WRITING WORK UPDATE - THE SKEIN - SHUNGYOSAI & CRYSTAL - Character Work AND HERE I DREAMT I WAS AN ARCHITECT And here I dreamt I was a soldierAnd I marched the streets of BurkenauAnd I recall in springThe perfume that the air would bringTo the indolent townWhere … Continue reading Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect

Teaching Classic Lit Helps Game Designers Make Better Stories – From Wired Magazine

Are you game? See How Homer, Faulkner, and Ibsen can help. CINDY FRENKEL CULTURE 02.25.2021 07:00 AM “THE LANGUAGE I’VE invented is pronounced with the same phonetics as Latin,” explained Justin Harlan, my 21-year-old student. He was doing a presentation on his video game Ordenai, which was so outstanding that it left my boisterous class speechless.  This … Continue reading Teaching Classic Lit Helps Game Designers Make Better Stories – From Wired Magazine

NaNoWriMo 2020 – FRIDAY Communiqués – #1 – The Passion and the Peril – Write Methods: STRENGTH OF ATTENTION

I plan to issue an article each Friday of November during this year's National Novel Writing Month (2020), giving some kind of nebulous advice, to myself and others on how we might approach a heightened involvement with writing a big project. For this first Communiqué, I want to talk about ATTENTION. I've come to realize, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2020 – FRIDAY Communiqués – #1 – The Passion and the Peril – Write Methods: STRENGTH OF ATTENTION