You, Me and the Rest of Us: #NewYorkStories

Alex Clermont Writes banner for the book you me and the rest of us

Slated for March 31 2016, I’m releasing a collection of short stories titled, You, Me and the Rest of Us: #NewYorkStories. As the hashtag subtitle suggests, these are stories centered in or written about, New York City.

A Writing Exercise – “Alone In The Club”

Alex Clermont a writes show dont tell a writing exercise

In an effort to follow my own advice, I’ve been trying to control my tendency to show and not tell when I write my little stories. As with most things it’s easier said than done. It’s easier to say, “John felt miserable,” then show, “John’s eyes began to well up.” I’m tired and I wanna write the […]

Open Mic @ Split Personality Comedy & Storytelling

Alex Clermont Writes split personality event open mic new york city

According to them, “Audience members can put their name in for a chance to perform a 5 minute true story or sketch character (no stand up routines, please). We’ll try to get as many people on during our hour long show.”

3 Things To Look For When Self-Editing: Part 1

Alex Clermont Writes 3 things to help you self edit

I’m not that great at self-editing; I’m no good at copy editing my own writing; although I freelance as a proof reader, when I look at my own writing, spelling and grammar mistakes pass me like water through a sieve. These skills are really important, so if you have the same issues you can either […]