March Word of the Month

On my D.L. Hungerford Facebook page, I have a banner that says, “dream”, showing wings at each end of the word. Dreaming has always been an important part of my life and of most creative people’s processes. So let’s take a look at that word and be sure we understand it. Continue reading “March Word of the Month”


The Second Half of Laurie Schnebly Campbell: From Plot to Finish

I failed to mention that Laurie Schnebly Campbell gives workshops regularly. When you sign up for one or attend one at a convention or club meeting, you get dandy worksheets with which to play and craft your story. Continue reading “The Second Half of Laurie Schnebly Campbell: From Plot to Finish”

Goals and Reasons

As I look at things you should provide for your characters, even if these things never come up in the story itself, one of the most important – two! Two of the most important things are a goal and a reason. For instance, my goal in the last year was to find a dog that met certain criteria of size, breed, and age. The reasons for this included that I am home alone frequently, and a dog is good companion, and that walking a dog is a priority and will help me with weight issues. Continue reading “Goals and Reasons”