Folded Word-Lab: historical fiction results

A month ago, Tim Bridwell presented an historical fiction workshop here and challenged you to write your own flash fiction. We only received one entry, but it was a great one. [If you looked at the workshop but didn’t enter, we’d love to know why so we can plan future ones better.] We hope you…

Folded Word-Lab: Historical Fiction

by Tim Bridwell author of SOPHRONIA L. (Folded Word 2014) What is Historical Fiction? Historical fiction should be historical in terms of setting, but fiction first and foremost. Though actual historical figures often inhabit its pages, historical fiction is not historical biography. The writer should not rely on the story’s historical context to do any…

Folded Word-Lab: haiku results

Two weeks ago, Ben Moeller-Gaa presented a haiku workshop here and challenged you to write your own haiku. And write you have: we received haiku entries from four continents! Below are the haiku that Ben selected as being the best examples of the concept from his workshop. the debate is over… robins on the fence…

Folded Word-Lab: Haiku

by Ben Moeller-Gaa author of WASP SHADOWS (Folded Word 2014) What is a Haiku? Haiku is a short form poem that began in Japan several hundred years ago. It is widely written around the world today, and is perfect for our hard wired, fast paced tech life as it is short enough for Twitter and,…

What’s Your Story?

a writers’ conference from our friends at the Modoc Forum If you’re in the mood to get away from it all and write your story, consider attending the Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference in rural Cedarville, CA this September. Attendance is limited to 50 writers, which means lots of individual attention from your workshop leader and…

Windowsill Whirlwind

What a week! Thanks to the kind folks at Capital Public Radio and the Northern California Publishers & Authors, this week will be one to remember: