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Being a Good Writer is…


It is quite possible I can WHOLLY relate this sentiment. _______________________________ Follow on Twitter , Facebook & Pinterest

Just opened up shop on Facebook


Hey everyone! I thought I’d let any or all who care to know that I’ve just got around to starting a Facebook page. I’m still working on beautifying it… to whatever extent that can be done 🙂 I’ll be adding pictures and thoughts and other things that crop up from the various recesses of my mind. So if you … Continue reading

Topped off at 1000!


I awoke one fine day this weekend and, to my surprise, found I had overtopped 1000 subscribers! Thank you to all those who have stopped by and decided to stick around to read some more. I’ll try to stay entertaining, thoughtful and, from time to time, even a little amusing. _______________________________ Follow on Twitter & Facebook

For anyone interested in self-publishing


Self-publishing has grown significantly over the past few years and many new and established authors are delving into it. I’ve been doing a fair amount of research into this nontraditional form of publishing for my own writings. Since so much interest has been generated of late I thought I’d let people know about a HuffPost … Continue reading

(Semi) Memorable Quote: Writer’s Block vs Idea Block


I’ve often said that there’s no such thing as writer’s block; the problem is idea block. When I find myself frozen–whether I’m working on a brief passage in a novel or brainstorming about an entire book–it’s usually because I’m trying to shoehorn an idea into the passage or story where it has no place. – … Continue reading

THE ZONE: a daily prompt post


The Daily Prompt for June 2, 2013 Tell us about your favorite way to get lost in a simple activity — running, chopping vegetables, folding laundry, whatever. What’s it like when you’re in “the zone”? Falling into the Writing Zone; The fostering of an idea is where it begins, then a picture is conjured in … Continue reading

Trying to Publish: Navigating new waters


Hello everyone. Sorry for the lack of attention I’ve been paying to the blog of late. Has anyone noticed? I have a good excuse. I was working diligently on a short story before a submission deadline passed. Being new to this whole writing thing, I’ve been learning quite a bit about the process of submitting my works. There is … Continue reading

Ah…the Ease of Procrastination


I need to sit down and write, I say to myself, or aloud to force commitment into the declaration. It’s something every writer says to themselves at some point, some more than others. Some like me need to state it with conviction to stave off the distractions….the dreaded procrastination. It crops up with ease and … Continue reading

Memorable Quotes: A Writer Writes…Always.


“I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” – Pearl Buck “I know writers who write only when inspiration comes. How would Isaac Stern play if he played the violin only when he felt like it? He would be … Continue reading

My Writing Space


This the writing space I call home. Where do you write? Share a photo of the workspace you go to for writing, photography, the spot where you produce what you post on your blog. Share a link here, in the comments below. ________________________

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