Tag Archives: #WritingLife

Support for Writers

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group February 2 question – Is there someone who supported or influenced you that perhaps isn’t around anymore? Anyone you miss? Support for Writers Throughout my writing career, I’ve had some terrific supporters. The best. I’ve … Continue reading

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Any Regrets?

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group January 5 question – What’s the one thing about your writing career you regret the most? Were you able to overcome it? Any Regrets? This month’s question was easy to answer at first with an … Continue reading

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The Secret of Writing: Why You Want At Least Four Drafts

Even though I’d been writing for nearly thirty years and writing various drafts, it wasn’t until I returned to school, learning how to teach college composition that I discovered the different drafts each had a name and a purpose. Once … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Writing Is Like Christmas

Writing a book, like Christmas, is a major event. Continue reading

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Drafts, Titles, & Blurbs, Oh My!

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group November 3 question – What’s harder to do, coming up with your book title or writing the blurb? Drafts, Titles, & Blurbs, Oh My! Writing on some days flows easily. Most days not so much; … Continue reading

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Decluttering an Office and Finding Gold!

When this writer cleaned out her writing files, she found treasures and a note from a prominent Hollywood production office. Continue reading

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Coloring Outside the Lines

Characters dictate their language, their behavior. And, I let them. Continue reading

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Six Paths of Writer Success

How does a writer measure her success? Dr, Diana Stout states that for her there are six. Continue reading

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Going Wide…Maybe

I’m so stupid sometimes… Continue reading

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Home

She looks at me like I’m old news. I’ve seen that look before… Continue reading

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