Release of ‘Ambition’: CWC’s Second Novel

I realize it’s been some time since I’ve written about my work with Collaborative Writing Challenge, and I thought today would be the perfect time, seeing as ‘Ambition’ has just be released! My work with CWC as Story Coordinator for our third project, a Sci-Fi adventure titled ‘Ark’, and as Chief Editor for all the… Read More

6 Tips to Get You Writing (and Keep You There)

Having your fingers in a lot of different word-pies will give you more opportunities for creativity than drawing constant blanks on the same project, over and over. Read More

An Interview with CWC’s Laura Callender

More than project updates, more than new genres and upcoming publications, the greatest life force behind the huge community of inspiration and creativity that is Collaborative Writing Challenge comes from its owner and founder, Laura Callender. While she oftentimes takes the background in keeping the schedules moving, organizing and monitoring the lists of new writers, CWC… Read More

You Don’t Have To Be A Hermit to Be A Writer

Last week I read a large handful of comments from various people on social networking groups, on a few different blogs, and from a journalist, referring to the “independent nature” of writing as an activity. The phrase I saw repeated, more than once, was that “writing is an ego-driven activity”. Honestly, I was pretty shocked to… Read More

CWC – From the Other Side

This weekend has been a really interesting experience for me in my working with CWC as a Story Coordinator. It seems forever ago, but was probably only about a month ago, when Laura asked me if I would like to participate as a writer for CWC’s second collaboration ‘Ambition.’ Of course I said I would… Read More

CWC Sci-Fi Project: #3

The Sci-Fi Project at Collaborative Writing Challenge finally has a name! Introducing: Ark Interstellar space travel is still a new reality for Earth. Dr. Dirk Forret, the nerdy, uptight planetary zoologist, returns to his scientific research vessel, the Ark, after a short walk on the planet Santelli Minor. Dirk’s pride in his precious ship is… Read More