Write by the Rails – Invitations to Participate: Poems | Short Snippets

Write by the Rails campaign uses poems, quotes, and short (Tweet-size) writings to promote the work of writers in Prince William County, Virginia. Here are some examples in case you want to participate. Continue Reading →

Training Series #4 – Research & Preparation for Designing Content

Before developing content, you still need to research details about your audience and items you can use to create or enhance your presentation, visual aids, links, etc. Consider what media you will use for distribution, so you can create text in one format and save it with different extensions. Continue Reading →

Training Series #3 – More to Consider Before Creating Content

It’s not only about what you or I want to say or convey. It’s about what affects the ability and willingness of the audience or students to receive the most important aspects of our presentations. So, don’t be grumpy. Here are a few more factors to consider. Then, we’ll start on content creation. Continue Reading →

Speeches and PowerPoint Presentations

Nancy giving a PowerPoint training speech in a venue

Question: what do I love to do?     Answer: create persuasive speeches and training or classroom presentations! Question: what is the difference between any other speechwriter and me?     Answer: if Continue Reading →

How to Choose Your Voice (Style) for Any Writing Project

Voice refers to the style, tone, format, and language used in writing projects. What are some options and which should you choose? Continue Reading →

Stuck? Want to Express Yourself?

This is a description of a class which gives creative ways to get “unstuck,” whether you want to write a secret daily journal or a publication. It is especially helpful for those trying to overcome loss and grief. Continue Reading →

Choosing Your Voice for a Writing Project

You will save yourself a lot of time, trouble, and wasted paper, if you choose a voice or voices for your project in advance, rather than “winging it. You also are more likely to save time and money with an editor and to appeal more engagingly with your audience….Sometimes, the voice helps the character live and grow inside of your consciousness to the point that it is as if that character were writing the story, not just you! See sample styles in this article.
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Your Life Story

Would You Like To Tell Your Life Story? You Can Tell Your Life Story In So Many Ways! A memoir for your grandchildren – or in case you get famous. Continue Reading →

PWC Arts Council

Belinda Miller, Writer, PWC Arts Council

Belinda Miller, a Writer of Lovely Children’s Books and a Friend of Mine, is our  Guest Contributor Today. She provides an update of what is going on in the Prince William Continue Reading →