Time to Write Now By Julaina Kleist-Corwin

About Writing Plus

Oprah Quote

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo.

But what you want is

someone who will ride the bus with you

when the limo

breaks down.


That quote works as a story prompt too.

Two Humorous Stories Accepted in Las Positas College Anthology

Stacey Gustafson’s two stories, “Hair Today” and “He’s Not Into Me” will be published in Las Positas College Anthology. If you need some humor, check out her blog at


Story accepted in Las Positas College Anthology

My fiction story, “Stepping Stones”, has been accepted in the Las Positas College Anthology. It’s a story about a large gold mirror that reflects Willy and his family during his lifetime. I surprised myself with the voice that came through for the narrator. It’s not my usual writing style.

The book will be available at the awards reception on May 11th.

To Wax or not to Wax at the Nail Salon

Stacey Gustafson is at it again with her humor. Check out her recent blog post:




Critique Partners Chat

Tri-Valley Writers Club members, Jordan Bernal, author of THE KEEPERS OF EIRE and Lani Longshore, author of DEATH BY CHENILLE, chat after the April meeting. The critique partners worked with each other’s characters that involved dragons, criminals, and the new genre, Quilting Sci-Fi. Image