Category : Writing

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This book will be out in bookstores on September 1, 2009. John Shors has graciously allowed me to review his book, before it comes out with an advanced review copy. I’m doing the full review here, and later it will be on Amazon. I have read his other book, Beneath a Marble Sky and am on …
What does writing goals have to dow with writing? Yesterday I wrote about goals and writing. I talked about daily goals, the ones where you have a plan for each day as to how much or to what quality you are writing for. But I never really spoke about weekly, monthly, and most importantly yearly goals. …
The art of editing. I’m dreadful at the concept of the zen of editing. Editing frustrates me, not because I am bad at editing, but rather I find it hard to focus on the edits needed all the way to the end of the writing. For some, the concept of doing this is relaxing, it’s what …
There are a lot of writing classes available to anyone who wants to write or have dreams of writing.  The key, is to begin.  To write.  To blog, to get started.  Then it is the idea that one must finish it, and then edit it.  Writing classes can help you do this because it is …
I finished my writing class at Gotham, and I’m a bit sad and happy at the same time, I can understand that there is a lot to learn and a lot to improve upon.  My writing abilities have grown, and I’m ever the positive person that with the sage advice given, I will grow as …
Writing about money   What do you mean by the craze of self-publishing? Sometimes I ask myself if my writing is good enough to get published and perhaps I should think about self publishing.  This usually means there is a lot of work left to do on a book. It also means that as a writer there …
Some people will suggest that you should edit your own books When you are close to something, your book is a great example, and it means so much to you it is best that you back away from it in this case the thing you need to back away from is one thing. Editing. What …
When you are writing your first book it seems the book itself is done in a few days. It’s not, there is so much more to do than simply stuff words to a page.  After all the research that goes on in the background it seems the writer has it made.  After all, it’s all …
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Writers are on a journey. I know that writing is a journey that is best done alone, but I can’t help but feel that I need to connect to people to continue my creativity.  The art of being a writer means you have to take the time to reflect on where you can go and …
Are you thinking business or writing here and there? Or are you thinking about making money blogging? Now, some will say if you write a lot of make money blog posts, you will make money. This is NOT true. The blogging world has been around a while and is a highly competitive market where only …
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