A Neighborhood Full of Stories

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By Marcie Flinchum Atkins- You know that place where you scraped your knee? The spot where you hide from your sister? The place where the leaves crackle when you walk across them? Your yard and neighborhood is more than just street signs and houses. It’s full of stories. A Story Generator One way to generate ideas, […]

The Write Routine

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By Marcie Flinchum Atkins- The hardest thing about writing for most writers is sitting down to write. Once you are sitting down, what do you write about? How do you get “in the mood” to write. Even people who enjoy writing find TV, sports, work (or school) gets in their way. 1. B.I.C.—Jane Yolen, author […]