Insecure Writer’s Support Group

A Year of Rest (IWSG)

Happy New Year to all the IWSG friends stopping by today! We are ringing in 2023 with unseasonably warm weather this week here in central Illinois. Yesterday’s high was a record-breaking 66° F (30° higher than usual, and 40° higher than this time last year). It’s going to be a little closer to normal today, …

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Merry Everything (December IWSG)

Hello, friends! Even though I feel like I’ve been sprinting since the end of August, this fall has been a productive one. I’ve managed to keep up with my Kindle Vella story (more on that later), and I entered two contests last month (NYC Midnight’s 250-word micro-fiction challenge, and Doug Weller’s Six Word Wonder contest). …

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One for Me, Two for You (August IWSG)

I haven’t written for the Insecure Writers Support Group blog hop in a few months, but I’m climbing back on the bandwagon this month! August’s question is: When you set out to write a story, do you try to be more original or do you try to give readers what they want? I think most …

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