May’s Meeting!

The next session of Longwood Writers Guild is Mon., May 14, 7 p.m. We will meet in the BAPA Conference Room; enter building at 1987 W. 111th St. There is construction on 111th St., FYI. We can park in the parking lot and on Longwood. Bring something you are working on to read for critique, or write…

35 Things to ask your characters – and yourself

If you ever watched the Actor’s Studio with James Lipton, you saw a version of the Proust Questionnaire.  Here is the original list.  Using it for your characters in long pieces really helps. 35 Questions Made Famous by Marcel Proust What is your idea of perfect happiness? What is your greatest fear? What is the…