So I ended last post by admonishing readers to hire an editor. In case you missed it, the point of the discussion was that today’s publishing climate often puts expediency ahead of quality, which makes for a lot of errors. … Continued
A friend of mine who teaches several writing courses at a community college found herself in an interesting situation recently. She discovered that one of her students had been traditionally published, with multiple books—a success story in the writing world—and … Continued
Ever been told you needed to come out of your shell? Accused of being a hermit? Admonished for not having a good time? I feel your pain. It’s not easy being an introvert in a noisy world, but, writer friend, … Continued
Taking time off from my normal routine helped me process the initial hard, raw feelings of grief when my dad passed away, and, at first, I wasn’t sure when I’d be able to pick up life as usual again. To … Continued
I had high hopes for 2017. By December I had gotten my word for the next year—“accelerate,” and I was excited. I took a class in goal setting, watched videos, filled out worksheets, and listened to podcasts. I carefully penned … Continued
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?” Isaiah 43:18-19 Photo courtesy of Emily Moore.
I tend to be the reflective sort, and this time of year has me knee-deep in introspection. If you find yourself in a similar mood, writer friend, the following is a list of questions to help you on your way. … Continued
“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 NKJV … Continued