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Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey No excuses.  Write… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey What is your favorite number?   Go to Wikipedia.  Click on the random article button on the left hand side to the count of your favorite number. (Example, 7 times)  Now, write about the subject matter in that article. *If you [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

The State of the Short Story: A Quick Chat with Josh Rolnick Written By: Cynthia Romanowski – Originally Published JAN• 18•12 I have mixed feeling about going to readings. Every month it seems like there are at least 2-3 readings around Los Angeles that I hear about. Though I dutifully mark my calendar and most times fully intend to attend [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 April 7th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Why not try one of these on for size... on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about the last meal you ate. Who were you with?  Did you meet a friend?  Were you alone?  Did the food give you indigestion?  What did you wish you ate instead?  Did [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey  Sometimes all it takes is a few words or ideas on the page to get you started.  Quit giving yourself anxiety.  Tell your self-critic to shut up… and use a writing prompt.  Copy it down so you are no longer staring at a vacuous space on your computer screen or sheet of paper. If you need [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

The New Novel-In-Stories: What “Goon Squad” Taught Me About Linked Collections Written By: Cynthia Romanowski (originally published August 14, 2011 If you (like me) are an aspiring author unfortunate enough to write mostly short fiction then you’re probably aware of two things: 1) That publishers aren’t exactly jazzed about the idea of publishing short fiction collections from unknown authors and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 February 24th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Suffer from writer’s block?  That’s no excuse. Here’s my advice:  sometimes all it takes is a few words on the page to get you started.  Every weekend, I will post writing prompts to help you get those creative juices flowing.  If you need more than just a kick in the pants to get going, take out [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:27-07:00 February 22nd, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!