Author Archives: Write On Edge

A Different Kind of Toolbox: Social Media Tools for Writers

In his book, On Writing, Stephen King explains that the tools…the nuts and bolts of writing…are vocabulary, grammar, style, and thematic thinking. And we absolutely need those. But as writers in the social media age, we also need some other tools, some that might look a bit less familiar to some of us. And what…

RemembeRED

This week’s prompt is to use this image for your inspiration and begin your post with those words…”I miss my childhood…” Let’s keep the word limit to 500 and we’ll be checking random posts, so please adhere to the word count so that members can read through as many posts as possible. Come back and…

While We’re Talking About It…

Over the weekend, we celebrated CDG’s publishing success. If you missed it, please go congratulate her and download her published piece. Her success got us thinking. And looking around. We know that CDG and Ericka are published, but are there any others in our community who have been published? If you’ve enjoyed publishing success, please…

One of Our Own

Cheryl, Katie, and I are beyond elated to share some exciting news with you today. One of our very own community members is officially a published author. CDG, from Move Over Mary Poppins, has her first short story, Closing Shift, available as a free ebook download on Smashwords.com. Please go download a copy, leave her a review,…

RemembeRED

Okay, it’s time for this week’s RemembeRED prompt. If you’re new here or if you’ve been hesitant to join in on the memoir prompts, we invite you to throw caution to the wind and jump right in. If you’re uncertain about what memoir is, or if you’d like to know more about how RemembeRED works,…

Welcome to Write on Edge

Nichole, Katie, and I are thrilled to welcome you to our brand new site, Write on Edge. It is all because of you. Your enthusiasm and loyalty mean the world to us. The Red Dress Club has grown and grown to the point we decided we needed a bigger space. So here we are. Write…

RemembeRED

This week, Erin and Nancy have the following RemembeRED prompt for you… Everyone remembers that first inspiration or mentor in their lives that made them want to be or do something in their lives, whether you actually followed through with it or not. Tell us about that inspiration/mentor. How did they affect or change your…

Simplicity

I am not a writer, but I play one on The Red Dress Club. And I am honored to be asked to participate in the “Summer of You.” When I was in college, I had no reason to take any English classes as my major was Psychology. So they offered me a way out of…

A Rumor

I am in pain. Not today. But I was. And tomorrow? Maybe. Pain can be my worst enemy. But more often, it’s where my words are conceived. It’s the feeling that sucks the life out of me, yet gives life to my page. For a split second, the pain will make me want to fall…

Red Writing Hood

This week, Nancy and Erin have the following Red Writing Hood prompt for you and we think that this one is going to be fun! Revision is about looking at a piece with a new-vision. Sometimes, it’s about sprucing up the trim, but sometimes it’s about knocking down walls. That’s today’s challenge. Go back in…