Tag: writing life

Creative Prompt: Procrastination

Welcome to Wordsmith Studio’s Weekly Prompt! Every Thursday we’ll post a new topic for your creative pleasure.  When you get a good flash story, memory, poem, or photo (or three, or five) post them to your blog, website, Instagram, Facebook,…

Writing from Your Stock Room

Have you ever had one of those days when you need to write something, but nothing appeals? Or you have plenty to work on but you’d rather work on something for immediate submission instead? I think we’ve all had those…

Writing Communities: Be Choosy

The explosion of social media has provided writers (usually massive introverts) with unlimited opportunities to network like never before. Relax, this isn’t going to be another “how to use social media to exploit your brand” article. First, it’s been covered better…

Writing in Shared Worlds

I apologize for the lateness of my post. I’m a little brain-fried at the moment. My wife and I just got back from a whirlwind trip from Richmond to Searcy (and back again) to pick up Thing1 from intercession classes.…

Fear and Loathing

So, not so much with the ready by this past Monday… I must apologize. When I began this journey, I agreed to write one column a month for the studio. Last month I failed to produce said column, and Rebecca…

Tools of the Trade

Growing up, my dad and I were pretty fair shade tree mechanics. (Well, I was growing up, my dad had already gone as far as he was going to.) This was before the age of electronic fuel injection, computerized valve…