Write and then publish a book Why should it take so much time to publish a book? I have half a mind to say that publishing a book will be easier than writing a book, but as I am beginning to look into the information about getting a literary agent, an editor or even some …
typewriter
Typing and Typewriters A new writer can cross some dangerous territory- when they first begin to do something new, such as write a new blog, or work with a more veteran writer, the challenge is not to become obsessed with writing. Can writing become an obsession? You have a life which does not involve your …
Writer’s block isn’t something I am used to.  I have to sit down and look at my book (which is simply a lot of long hand notes) and wonder what I can do to get from these scribblings, which are based on interviews with men from the Northern part of Transylvania, to something that at …
Ernest Hemingway quote Revision is not for the faint of heart; it’s a nicer way of saying editing or rewriting.  There is so much work to be done when it comes to revision, and I like to think that it’s because as a writer, I’ve simply changed what I envision my completed project to be. …
tower of books
I’m sure a tower of books will happen Rewrites are harder then they look. Mostly because what I need to say is there, but not right, so whatever I’m writing has to be fixed up.  The same hold true with this blog. Even though it is less than twenty-four hours old, I feel that it …
pen and paper
Writing a journal The wizard of Oz has nothing on me. I have so many things to do: start this blog, write a book, balance home and other commitments. They all are fun in their own way.  The problem is I often wish someone would come and transport me somewhere else and the wonderful land …
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