Chicken Soup for a Sick Scene and Sequel – A Tool to Engage Your Audience I love family stories. Remember sitting around the table, telling stories, often the same stories year after year. It doesn’t matter what you’re writing–it can be a historical thriller or a book for your family. Chicken Soup story is a good way to [read more…]
Tell ItX2 card I understand if you are reading this, you want colleges to beg you to come to their school. These steps can help you stand out from the competition. Imagine a group of professors, staff members or student assistants sitting in a dimly lit room with stacks of entrance essays looming above them. They [read more…]
Believe me–all writers pray. “Oh, God! Help! 😳Where did that file go?” Or “Please, God. What happened? All lost?😫 Sometimes we pray. “Please make that editor buy my book! ” And sometimes we ask God to damm our computers. We send prayers for people searching for books on Amazon. Today was a perfect example. I [read more…]
I recommend everyone write their Chicken Soup for the Soul stories. If you are a teacher, I especially encourage you to read and write Chicken Soup stories. If you are a student, or a mom of a student, a writer, a business person, a preacher or Sunday School teacher. Especially if you are a grandmother. [read more…]
The first story I sold to CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL was my wedding story. You can read that story in Chicken Soup for the Brides Soul and it has been retold every time the subject of weddings come up. There a version of my wedding in my book, Cruisin’ Thru Life Dip Street and Other [read more…]
Scanning my email this morning, I was about to delete those newsletters and daily items I don’t read while rushing to a full day. Then the title “What’s So Funny” took me by surprise. I realized that was my title, our wedding story and it was highlighted as the story of the day to their [read more…]
Standing up to the bully by being a friend: Fighting bullies tips from Hall of Heroes by Chicken Soup for the Soul.