I recently decided that I should do what writers are supposed to do; put myself out there. I have not been pushing my work as I should, but since I have officially finished my MFA (yay I graduated!!), and I had an entire book just waiting to be read, I decided that I need to… Continue reading Anxiety and Writing; this thing called Publishing
In the last post I spoke about the homework hurdle that we encountered and in this post, I will tell you how I actually have been working through the resistance. Every single time we presented work to L he groaned and whined and it was always a fight to get him to do anything. Honestly,… Continue reading The Schoolwork hurdle- How I got over the resistance (Part 2)
In the midst of all the content that exists out there, writers like myself sometimes struggle to write on topics that inspire and motivate us. When we do find the inspiration and motivation, we are sometimes faced with hard decisions. Can I write about this subject? Would I do it justice? What would my friends… Continue reading On Writing…
Take a read of a piece of flash fiction I tried my hands at some months ago. Tell me what you think! ........................................ Manuela’s glossy black hair reminded Godfrey of the lake behind his house. Her lips took on a ruby red hue that was in stark contrast to her pale skin. He… Continue reading Cherry Pie
I have recently decided to be more open with my writing, my actual pieces. I want to post more, but I have realized that I had a bad habit of censoring myself. I do this because I am by all accounts a conservative person, but I have been thinking that people around me need to… Continue reading My writing
We all love a nice 'feel good' story in the newspapers, and some of us love to write them. I am one of those who loves to do an interview with an amazing person and get into the 'meat' of who they actually are; sometimes the interview turns into a chat and I become an… Continue reading How to write features that pop!
In my last post I spoke about the 5 reasons why you should hire an editor and today I will talk about the difference between a proofreader and an editor. All jobs are not created equal. You do not need an editor at each stage in a project, and there are stages where the use of… Continue reading Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?