Archives for August 2013
Katherine Valdez writes essays and flash fiction. She was a Top 6 Finalist in the Grey Sparrow Journal 2012 flash fiction contest, and her story “Little Red Riding Hood Seeks Vengeance” was published in the anthology Open Doors: Fractured Fairy Tales (Wayman Publishing). One of her posts will appear in the new anthology Random Acts …Read More
There’s a lot of blogging going around my part of the country. My Next Guest My guest blogger for tomorrow is Northern Colorado Writers member, essayist, and short story author Katherine Valdez who compares writing to getting out there on the floor at Rollerland (especially if you haven’t been on skates for a long time). …Read More
I see these little goofs most often in the newspaper, so I’m not sure if it’s the reporter or the editor who needs a crash course in: …the difference between peek, peak, and pique …the difference between who’s and whose Am I nit-picking? Yes, I am. It’s that kind of day.
Pam wrote her first 400 page manuscript in six weeks and thought it was the greatest piece of fiction ever. She discovered she was so wrong. When she joined Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, she learned the writing craft and joined a critique group. Every time she mastered one technique, there was another waiting to be …Read More