We live in a diverse nation, a diverse world, but often the characters in our fiction don’t reflect that diversity. With all that’s going on currently in the world surrounding race, as writers we can feel pressure to be inclusive in our writing, but we want to avoid writing in a way that’s offensive or…

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Big announcement – we’ve changed the name a bit and narrowed in the focus of this podcast to…writing and even more specifically, writing novels and memoirs. The Dear Creativity, Let’s Write Podcast is for both brand new writers who are just beginning to get their story out of their heads and onto the page and…

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Over the past year, with schools and daycares closed, parents and kiddos have spent far more time together than they might normally. And while this has been challenging, Nina Meehan who works with families on developing a creative mindset has viewed it as an opportunity. In this conversation Nina shares what that mindset is, how…

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If you’re a writer, you’ve heard of “voice.” Normally, we think of voice as something that’s showcased on shows like American Idol. But that’s not the only place it’s important. It’s also really important for writing an interesting piece of writing that people actually want to read. So what is it? How do you develop…

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