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“When I first read one of Pam Smith’s short story drafts in my master class, I knew she was the real thing…Her images are sophisticated and her metaphors are rich and potent…Her writing reminds me of Karen Joy Fowler.”

Sarah Selecky

Writing Prompt: Name Game

A creativity exercise to help you warm up, and to remove your fear of the blank page. Train your brain to make connections between the names.     Tip: click on the picture to zoom

Go Ahead. Be Yourself!

Imagine a contest in which the best pastry chef’s in the world compete for three insane days building chocolate and sugar sculptures and baking perfect pastries.  It sounds like a Food TV reality show, right?  Actually, it’s not. It’s the prestigious Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition (Best Craftsmen in France) and it’s the dream of almost […]

Writing Prompt: Battle Of The Sexes

How men and women argue differently and what that can do for subtext in your dialogue.     Tip: click on the picture to zoom