J descends from the Lenni Lenape tribe of Native Americans. The author was raised in a religious part of Pennsylvania that prohibits photographing people. These upbringings lead J to become a proud supporter of the #HeForShe and #WeNeedDiverseBooks movements.
When not at the computer, J is often in the middle of a forest. Besides writing and reading, J enjoys gaming, finding images of dragons, devouring cups of coffee or tea, and watching funny cat videos. You should never ask J to cook indoors... unless you want to see what epic failure looks like. Fortunately, a wonderful chef saw fit to marry this Lenni Lenape, and they've been living happily-ever-after ever since.
|Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters|
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This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character. This valuable reference guide is useful in revealing a simplified way to create settings that feel like characters by using an organized sketch sheet. This practical approach will help focus your writing. The challenge of making a setting into a character is easily conquered with this informative guide. Make your story more interesting in today's competitive fiction market by giving your writing this edge.
WRONG!: A themed anthology 2015
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Creative Writing Institute is pleased to present its second annual anthology -- WRONG!
"I have a list and a map. What could possibly go wrong?"
Short story contest winners, short-listed finalists, judges, invited award winning guests and CWI staff had fun answering that question. They produced 30 very different, thought-provoking plots. Genres include general fiction, humor, fantasy, romance, dystopian, horror and sci-fi.
Proceeds from sales of the ebook or print book will benefit Creative Writing Institute, a 501(c)3 non-profit charity that sponsors cancer patients in writing courses. The school also provides a variety of writing courses for all levels from beginner to advanced.
"Chocolate Covered Toffee or Vanilla Taffy" by J Lenni Dorner