Writing Wider
- More Exercises in Creative Writing

by Billie A Williams - Author of the #1 bestseller "Money Isn't Everything"

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This edition specially edited by Douglas Edward Glassford

From the author of Writing Wide - Exercises in Creative Writing, comes
another fascinating and insightful book about the writing process. Think
Natalie Goldberg meets Mary Higgins Clark and you have some idea of
Billie A Williams' prowess as an author, writing educator and inspiration.

About the Author

Award winning Mystery/Suspense author Billie A Williams is a fiction, non-fiction and
poetry author and has won numerous contests for her short/flash fiction stories,
essays, and poetry with over two dozen works published. She is published in various
magazines such as the literary magazine Thema; Guide, a Magazine for Children,
Novel, Writing Etc.
, and Women In The Arts newsletter
as well as Sister’s in Crime, to list but a few.

Her articles, columns and features have appeared regularly in newspapers. Short
stories, flash fiction, poetry and book reviews have appeared in Mystery Time,
True Love Magazine
and various anthologies and on line e-zines and web sites. She
writes a bi-monthly column titled “Whodunit?” for Mystery Fiction’s Voices in the
and is a contributing editor for, a Blueberry Press Newsletter.
She also hosts her own writer’s group, Word Mage Writers and Readers as well as
The Amberg Writers Group that meets at her home monthly.

Williams is currently a member of The Wisconsin Regional Writers Association (WRWA) Upper Peninsula
Writers Association (UPWA) National Association of Women Writers (NAWW) Sister’s in Crime, Women
in the Arts Program, Electronically Published Internet Connection (EPIC), Society of Children’s Book
Writers and Illustrators. (SCBWI)
and Children’s Book Insider, and the Children Writers Coaching Club.

She lives with her husband and Lady Slipper the cat, in Amberg, a small Northern Wisconsin community
where the winters are cold and long, but the people are warm and friendly.

Contents of the Book, Writing Wider:

Part I
1. Wide Brush Strokes – Painting the opening lines
x a. What’s the story genre
x b. What’s the story idea/goal/motivation
2. Wide Crayon – Adding Color
x a. It’s easier to hold when starting out
$ b. Manipulates easier
x c. Dream
x d. Cover the page quickly

Part II
1. Wide Path – Room for two or more to walk together, characters to populate your writing
2. Wide Boulevard – Room for flowers, trees, and your muse
3. Wide Road: Gravel, black top, concrete, Iron Ore slag, dirt
x a. Side Roads
x b. 4-lane highways
x c. Detours

Part III
1. Wide Eyed – Hear, see, taste, touch, smell, listen
x a. Gather impressions
x b. Spin them out like a fine spider’s web to share with the reader
2. Wide Mouth – Gossipy,
x a. Chatter
x b. unnecessary verbiage
x c. dialogue
3. Wide Grin – Teeth fence off the author from the reader, the reader from the character
x a. Each tooth a name
x b. Each tooth a purpose
x c. Conceal true thoughts
4. Wide Shoulders – Can carry the weight of a novel
x a. Sleuth carries the mystery
x b. Heroine carries the Romance novel
x c. Unknown carries the thriller
x d. Exploration carries the Science Fiction
x e. Imagination carries the Fantasy

Part IV
1. Wide River – Be careful of undertow, antagonist and other detractors, hampers to story goal
2. Wide Ocean – Can’t cross in a canoe, wide waves and huge creatures
3. Wide Lake – Can you see the other side, are there any islands for a side trip
4. Wide Bridge – Connecting the parts of your story
x a. Space connectors
x b. Summary connectors
x c. Time connectors

Part V
1. Wide Meadow – wild flowers, wild life- playful summers
2. Wide Plains – wind, wide expanse, Kansas dust storms, cowboy dreams – echoes of history
3. Wide Desert – seems barren – look closer – a little rain on a starry night
4. Wide Jungle – teaming – danger every turn, abundance
5. Wide Tundra – frozen, more dead than the desert, beneath the surface

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