Tips on Writing Flash Memoir

I love writing flash. Whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, or a memoir piece about my former life as a nurse.

What I’ve found as I attempt to write the perfect piece is –  it ain’t easy! Getting to the story in a sharp, succinct manner while packing just the right punch is difficult for the most seasoned writer. I’m still reaching for that star.

Brevity covers this topic in one of the best posts I’ve read in a long time Here’s just a sample of the Don’t tips you’ll learn from,  All’s Well That Ends Well.  

Things to Avoid

  • Summarize
  • Explain
  • Justify
  • Excuse

To read more and see the examples, check out All’s Well That Ends Well at Brevity.

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When Your Blog Can’t Be Your First, Or Only, Priority

For those of us who struggle with unexpected life events, the love of writing, and blogging, this blog post from Ryan Lanz is thought provoking and great advice! Thanks Ryan for sharing.

A Writer's Path

by Meg Dowell

We all enthusiastically launch our blogs promising ourselves we’re going to give it all we have, every day, every week or month, until … forever? There’s no end date to a dream. But while bloggers fade into oblivion for many reasons, many of them fail to commit because they underestimate how much time and effort it takes to run a decent site.

But what if you’re not a quitter? What if you want to continue blogging, you have no intention of stopping … but suddenly, there’s just too much going on? How do you make posting things on the internet a priority, when it’s not your only priority?

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