!LP 2021 Framework Dawn Calvinisti

Writing Shouldn’t Feel Like Work Write with purpose and playfulnessMake progress today and every day! Download the free  Short Story Framework privacy terms

!LP 2021 framework find your voice with short stories

Find your voice, as a writer Hone your storytelling skills by learning to write short stories Get to ‘the end’  every time Become the writer you were meant to be! Download the free  Short Story Frameworkand write today, not ‘some day’! privacy terms

Short Story Framework – PBK

Write A Story Today, not “some Day”! Reclaim your creativity and playfulness by writing a story today. Use the short story framework to turn your idea into a real story and have some fun!. Stories are important. Get back in practice today! Find the path from ‘idea’ to ‘the end’ every time Tell the stories that … Continue reading “Short Story Framework – PBK”

Short Story Framework B

Writers: Make this “Day One” of the rest of your writing life You know you were meant to be a writer, but taking the right next step isn’t always easy.  Use the short story framework to burst through blocks and keep working towards your dream. Draft a short story today: no more stalling Find the … Continue reading “Short Story Framework B”

Short Story Framework

Be the writer you were meant to be You know you were meant to be a writer, but taking the right next step isn’t always easy.  Use the short story framework to burst through blocks and keep working towards your dream. Draft a short story today: no more stalling Find the path from ‘idea’ to … Continue reading “Short Story Framework”

Short Story Framework

Write A Story Today, not “some Day”! You know you were meant to be a writer, but taking the right next step isn’t always easy.  Use the short story framework to burst through blocks and keep working towards your dream. Draft a short story today: no more stalling Find the path from ‘idea’ to ‘the … Continue reading “Short Story Framework”

Short Story Framework

StoryADay Story Framework Download the free Story Framework and: Outline your story even if you’ve started writing Discover the secret to finishing your story well Create a map to keep you on track all the way to ‘the end’ DON’T WAIT, FINISH YOUR STORY TODAY, NOT “SOME DAY!” Terms | Privacy

Short Story Framework

Write A Story Today, not “some Day”! You know you were meant to be a writer, but taking the right next step isn’t always easy.  Use the short story framework to burst through blocks and keep working towards your dream. Draft a short story today: no more stalling Find the path from ‘idea’ to ‘the … Continue reading “Short Story Framework”

Short Story Framework

StoryADay Short Story Framework Use this framework to keep you on track as you go from premise to opening, to ‘the end’ Download your copy of the Short Story Framework here. https://youtu.be/XssQYa3KUC8

130 – Short Story Framework

A popular resource at StoryADay is the StADa Short Story Framework. Now it’s available to everyone as a download: https://stada.me/framework Also in this episode I talk about the upcoming events at StoryADay after May finishes, including the Critique Week and StoryFest and, of course, StoryADay September! https://storyaday.org/events   It’s another new episode of the StoryADay … Continue reading “130 – Short Story Framework”

Editorial Calendar 2023

In 2023 I’ll be using the I, WRITE framework to tackle these topics: January – Improve (your writing and your chances of getting published)February – Triumph (celebrating — and tracking — our successes)March – Engage (April – Imagine (gather Story Sparks AND visualize yourself as a writer)May – Write (theannual StoryADay May 2023 Challenge – … Continue reading “Editorial Calendar 2023”

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with Julie Duffy StoryADay May Writing Challenge Courses, Workshops & Events Community I help writers like you build a creative practice that is rewarding and fits your life, today, not ‘some day’. Here are some of the ways I can help: Download the Short Story Framework DOWNLOAD Previous Next Globe Podcast Envelope Twitter Instagram Linkedin … Continue reading “links”

Day – 6 Flash Fiction Friday

Psst! If you’re getting tired and losing steam, pop over to the comments of yesterday’s Fun-Size Challenge, where people are working through the early parts of the Short Story Framework and getting excited about their ideas. It’s quite infectious. Why not pull out the Short Story Framework and use it to help plan today’s story? … Continue reading “Day – 6 Flash Fiction Friday”

StoryAWeek Sample

StoryAWeek from StoryADay‘s Julie Duffy Need to see a sample of the kind of ‘writing prompt’ I send out? Every week you’ll get a prompt AND a lesson you can dig into. Each month there will be  recommended reading, links, and even some surprise bonuses. I promise to make it worth your time. Scroll down … Continue reading “StoryAWeek Sample”

StoryAWeek Invitation

StoryAWeek from StoryADay‘s Julie Duffy SIGN UP TODAY Write one short story a week…at the end of the year you have 52 short stories, and I defy you to write 52 bad ones. Can’t be done. -Ray Bradbury Bonus 1: Draft In A Day Short Story Workshop  Work through the Short Story Framework in real … Continue reading “StoryAWeek Invitation”

StoryAWeek Sign Up

StoryAWeek from StoryADay‘s Julie Duffy Who will you be–and what will you create–in the next year, with a consistent writing habit in place? Feel the relief of finishing stories that satisfy you and delight readers Enjoy the rock-solid identity of “writer” Regularly experience the high of losing time to the writing flow  Step into endless … Continue reading “StoryAWeek Sign Up”

The cost of not writing

I hate interviews where authors say things like, “I simply have to write, it’s like breathing.” I don’t know about you, but I find it pretty easy to not-write.  I just sit there. Or I eat more. Or I doomscroll.  It feels easier, in the moment, to not-write, because writing can be hard.  Vulnerable.  Scary. … Continue reading “The cost of not writing”

!LP 2022 home

Hi, I’m Julie… …and I help writers like you build a creative practice that is rewarding and fits your life, today, not ‘some day’. some ways I can help Start Writing Now Start here: Get the help you need to brainstorm and complete a short story any time. Includes my top tips for delighting readers.Download … Continue reading “!LP 2022 home”

!LP OptIn Your Writing Life Waitlist Confirmed

You’re on the list for StoryADay’s free 4-part masterclass…  Your Writing Life  I’ll email you when the series opens up again so you can to find out why writing can be so hard, so you can build a practice that works for you, not against you, and create the writing life you’ve been dreaming of: productive, creative, full of ease. The framework I’ll teach … Continue reading “!LP OptIn Your Writing Life Waitlist Confirmed”

Day 0 of the StoryADay Challenge

Are you excited (nervous?) about StoryADay May? I have an invitation that might help settle you into your writing chair. I know it’s last minute, but if you’re around, I’d like to invite you to join me live on Saturday, April 30 for some writing and  Q&A Live With Julie – Saturday, April 30 When: … Continue reading “Day 0 of the StoryADay Challenge”

!LP 2022 home WU Version

StoryADay May is coming Let’s be honest, the past couple of years have been kind of exhausting, and you might be finding it hard to find the fun in your writing life. Writing 31 stories in 31 days might excite you or….it might leave you wanting to take a nap. That’s why this year I’m … Continue reading “!LP 2022 home WU Version”

Stay Weird – A Writing Prompt

The Prompt Write a story just for you A Story and Some Tips When I was working for the first company to help authors publish using digital print on-demand tech, I talked to a LOT of authors, Best-sellers like Piers Anthony who had grown disillusioned with traditional publishing; Mid list authors who had been dropped … Continue reading “Stay Weird – A Writing Prompt”