Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joySubmissive to everything, open, listeningTry never get drunk outside yr own houseBe in love with yr lifeSomething that you feel will find its own formBe crazy dumbsaint of the mindBlow as deep as you want to blowWrite what you want bottomless from bottom of the... Continue Reading →
Won't you look up at the skylineAt the mortar, block, and glassAnd check out the reflections in my eyesSee they always used to be thereEven when this all was grassAnd I sang and danced about a high-rise And you were laughing at my helmet hatLaughing at my torch Go ahead you can laugh all you... Continue Reading →
Write characters that could walk off the page by giving them histories, psychologies, and doing the leg work to bring them to life with the help of these links.
PLOT & STRUCTURE - JUNE 2021 - THE MONARCH WRITERS Reading books about writing is like using recipes to cook for oneself. Of course, you can usually cook something without resorting to checking out a recipe, and following its particular ingredient list, and the baking instructions it says are important for making the meal (book)... Continue Reading →
In May The Monarch Writers are focusing on the idea of Setting and World. Whatever type of writing you are doing, you need to have some kind of focus on the scene beyond the immediate plodding plot. Where is your conversation between characters SET? What is the larger world like? What is going on in... Continue Reading →
This month the Monarch Writers are excited about the yearly November tradition of National Novel Writing Month, which several of us are participating in this year. You can get a jump on your preparation by following some of the great videos on the NaNo Youtube account and set reminders for those to watch them live.... Continue Reading →