Posts with the Category of: fiction

What Are You Trying To Say?

Writing the suspenseful parts of a novel can be difficult – you know what you want to say, but how do you find the perfect words?  Creating a storyline is a craft all on its own – check out The Weekend Novelist Writes A Mystery by Robert Ray and Jack Remick.  I highly recommend this […]

Learn From The Best

Although I teach writing, I am also a constant student of writing.  I have many favorite authors that I recommend to aspiring writers.  Always start with the classics – Homer (such a great storyteller!), Charles Dickens,  Eudora Welty.  But also make sure that you read new writing to keep up with current trends of thought.  […]


What a great testament as to why we write. Katherine Carol, author of Tango: Dance of Self Discovey, is a regular member of our workshop.  Through she helps writers publish and promote their books.  Why do you write?  Write your own reason why you write and send to *protected email*  For Anne With this […]


Love those comments from prestigious folks. Here is one about a Write Hot! Workshop I gave in July for the Denver Writers MeetUp.   “LOVED the workshop in Englewood!   I’ve been in Texas the last week and did quite a bit of long hand writing, something I have never done before your workshop.   It brought […]


COMPLIMENTARY Workshop with Anne Randolph Standley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling St. Saturday, June 26 2 to 4 pm Cost: Free (Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers) What drives your writing? Do you write from your core? Do characters have the same drive as you? Do you use an authentic voice? In this interactive workshop, YOU […]

GEEZER-LIT creator Mike Befeler

Mike Befeler mystery novels prove that getting old can be murderArticle by Denver Authors ExaminerEd Hickok   Feb 18, 2010 Local Denver author, Mike Befeler, created his own genre, ‘Geezer-lit,’ and has published two books that show how life may begin at sixty, but so can murder. Retirement Homes Are Murder (2007) and Living With Your […]