Our new feature on trishajennreads is hoping to help and make writing a little easier. Wednesday Writing Prompt is a weekly challenge for you and for me. I'll post a writing prompt on Wednesday morning. The challenge is to write a 250 to 500 word scene or story in response to it. I'll participate and will post my response on Thursday. You're invited to to post your response in the Continue Reading
If you’re reading this you either read or write and are interested in how people use words. You might be a read a lot and write a little. You might read a little and write a lot. It doesn’t matter what you write–you can use these tips to make your second draft cleaner, more persuasive, more entertaining writing.Continue Reading
Earlier this week, my boss sent the link to this fabulous infographic to our office. I fell in love with it instantly. If you've spent any time on my blog or talked with me about writing you'll know that I've developed quite the passion for plain language.Continue Reading
It's pretty simple, eh? When we were kids, this was the story formula we followed. When we're with kids and they are begging us to tell them a story, this is the story formula we follow. So why don't we follow this story formula when we're writing?Continue Reading
I’ve realized I do this because what I love most about reading is that I get to experience someone else’s life and see the world from their perspective. I know that I’ve learned much from reading stories and books. I know that I’m a better person because of what I’ve read. I’m a kinder, more empathetic person because of what I’ve read.Continue Reading
I’ve always viewed my role as that of a helper. And I like it that way. As a communicator, a writer, and a lover of words and language, I see the world through a different lens than most. I see nuances others miss and I miss or ignore seemingly obvious things that others see.Continue Reading