Author Archives: Angela Amman

Empathy as a writing tool

The power of prompts

I won’t lie. For a while I stopped responding to our own prompts. It wasn’t that I didn’t find them interesting — after all, I write a bunch of them, and I don’t try to bore anyone — but time was tightening. I had projects to edit and story ideas in my brain and in my drafts…

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We’ve loved spotlighting our Precipice authors since the release this fall. Thank you so much for getting to know the Precipice authors and members of the Write on Edge writing community. Your voices and your words are what keep our writing community strong, and we want you to have the opportunity to share your writing…

5 Editors, 5 Questions with Shelton Keys Dunning

Who’s the person behind that elusive silhouette? Well, Shelton Keys Dunning isn’t revealing a photo, but you can discover five things you may not have known about her. “The Soldier’s Gambit,” her story in Precipice, questions whether a soldier’s instinct is always the right path to follow. Shelton Keys Dunning is the author of The…

Weekend Linkup

Welcome to the first Weekend Linkup of 2014! If it’s your first time here, the Weekend Linkup is a (very general) creative writing linkup. We want to see your favorite post of the week — fiction, memoir, poetry, essay. There are no prompts, no word limits, and no genre restrictions. Thank you for trusting us with…

5 Editors, 5 Questions with Kelly Kohles

Kelly Kohles, today’s Precipice author, has a knack for writing eerie, haunting tales, and “Thirteen” doesn’t disappoint. Kelly discovered her love of writing at the tender age of eight, when she learned drawing was not her thing via a failed tracing of Donkey Kong. The non-Kong result inspired her to create her first extended story…

On the Eve of New Beginnings

New Year’s Eve is time on the cusp. Teetering between the past and the wide open future, it can be easy to rue the mistakes we’ve made and make wild claims that all will be different next year. Fear lurks in the shadows while we make those claims. It awaits the light of New Year’s…

Write at the Merge – Week 53

Hello friends! We hope you’re enjoying the crazy end-of-the-year holiday bustle and possibly some stolen naps as the year draws to a close. This is our last prompt for 2013, and by the time some of you link up we will be in 2014. Thank you all so much for writing with us as we…

Goodbye Task Lists, Hello Coziness

Writers, I’m not going to lie. I am behind on pretty much every aspect of this holiday season, and that includes having my thoughts in a coherent line for a post today. Yesterday I told Mandy and Cam that my motto for the rest of Christmas is going to be: Take your cozy where you…

Weekend Linkup

Welcome to the Weekend Linkup at Write on Edge! Link up your favorite post from the week — no prompts, no word limits, no restrictions. Try to read the linkups immediately before and after yours, and have a wonderful weekend! See you tomorrow, writers!