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Christi Craig · 1d ago

Cover Reveal & Excerpts: Broad Knowledge,a new anthology from Upper Rubber Boot Books

Whether you’re a writer or a reader, you know the power of a good book cover. Authors will spend hours agonizing over the slant of the title’s font or two images almost exactly the same, all...
Christi Craig · 5d ago

On #Writing Prompts: Guest post by Maura Fitzgerald

For the last several years, I’ve been the sole teacher for a group of senior citizens in a Creative Writing Class at Harwood Place Retirement Living Center. This year, I invited a fellow wri...
Christi Craig · 1W ago

Remington Roundup:Upcoming Events, an Online Course, & Giveaways

September rolls in with a new season in the air, a new perspective as the sun shifts its angle in the sky, and a new Remington Roundup. This month, find information on a few upcoming events ...
Christi Craig · 2W ago

Your Next Book Study:The Emotional Craft of Fiction by Donald Maass

“Emotional craft isn’t a repackaging of old writing bromides. It’s a way of understanding what causes emotional impact on readers and deliberately using those methods. It’s a way to energize...
Christi Craig · 3W ago

Excerpt from Life on the Loose by Cari Taylor-Carlson (And there’s a giveaway!)

“Everything changes when you’re at the edge, ready to slide into a river that will take you into the abyss, the unknown.” ~ from Life on the Loose: My Journey from Suburban Housewife to Outd...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

Q&A with the Editors of Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation

“We dug deep and pushed seeds / from locked away vaults / into the earth so gentle we pushed / and we wondered if the past / could be reborn.” ~ from “Fairy Tales & Other Species of Life” (C...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

Found Poetry: An Herbal Remedy Imagined

After watching the state of things.  Echinacea Purpurea * Purple Rudbeckia. Prefers rocky, disturbed soils– (souls). Used at length by Native Americans for more ailments than any other plant...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

The Weight of Expectation

expectation * [ek-spek-tey-shuh n] noun 1. Something expected, a thing looked forward to: I look forward to the day I finish the novel. To begin, to begin. 2. Often, expectations, a prospect...
Christi Craig · 1M ago

Remington Roundup: #Listening, #Reading, & #Writing

Two steps into August, and it’s past time for a summer edition of the Remington Roundup. Here’s your links to a cool new podcast for story lovers, a how-to book for story composers, and an e...
Christi Craig · 2M ago

The rain will slow you down.

And that’s a good thing. The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (the to-do list be damned)