Prolific Writers, Team Writing

Lorraine Haataia is one of the founding members of Prolific Writers Life, an online writing community with live work sessions, events, and workshops. If you’re struggling with writers’ block, trying to find time to write, or feeling overwhelmed with marketing your book, you’ll discover solutions here. We welcome all writers and all types of writing.Continue reading “Prolific Writers, Team Writing”

Excellence is the Best I Can do With What I Have Now

Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72) said “a person can do all things if they will.” I live and create by that motto. When it comes to writing I have created a series of epic length fantasy novels. That work of art is supported by woodworking, linguistics, Photoshop, Indesign, podcasting, Audible, 3D jewelry design and any otherContinue reading “Excellence is the Best I Can do With What I Have Now”

An Opportunity As the Darkness Comes

I have always loved traveling at night. I feel enveloped by the warmth of the darkness. I’m invisible and can be alone with my thoughts at such times. I have gotten answers to questions when I’m driving in the dark. For example, what to name by first novel. I had just turned onto King’s RanchContinue reading “An Opportunity As the Darkness Comes”

Story~Power ep. 05 Myths, Legends, and Complicated Writers pt. 2

Randy and I attended Graceland University, acted in plays together, and eventually both of us got theatre degrees. We haven’t seen each other in many years, but we keep in touch via social media. I was excited to talk with Randy since he’s a fellow writer. This is part two of a long conversation aboutContinue reading “Story~Power ep. 05 Myths, Legends, and Complicated Writers pt. 2”

My Kind of Story

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist “Self-acknowledgment boosts your emotional and spiritual immunity, giving you the strength you need to release the past and rise above fear, doubt or resignation.” ~ Debbie Ford As I’ve written here manyContinue reading “My Kind of Story”