…Thoughts can be fragile and ephemeral. If you wake up with an inspiring thought, record it before it disappears in the morning’s rush. …
Archive for May, 2015
… But is writing hard? If you think about it, writing is expressing yourself. One of the first things we do as small children is learn to talk. And, children are some of the most creative creatures on earth in their efforts to get their messages across. They get fed, clothed, and cared for because they’ve mastered the art of communication.
Before you settle for one elemental way of communicating—a good, long cry—consider these seven ways to set yourself up for writing success. …
Probably the most overused phrase I’ve heard lately is, “It’s complicated.”
The phrase is a tease. It’s also a cliché for what someone says who does not want to discuss an unpleasant piece of information.
When you visit a store, talk with someone (on the phone or in person) or deal with any issues, invariably, the customer service agent, wait staff or technician will say “No problem” when you thank them for their help.
What’s wrong with that?
Well, for starters, I didn’t realize I was a problem.
Completing a recent book in a genre new to me, I was reminded how important it is to seek out feedback, critiques, or comments from others. There are standards, as evidenced by the massive number of rejections new writers will often collect on their way to publishing.