Tag : a writers life

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I am at the moment a growing writer and blogger. I’ve some a long way in a month, and there is still time to develop my skills in writing and marketing of both my blog and my books.  The reality is true when if you want to make money with either writing or blogging you …
We talked about how to start writing a book in the last post, but once you’ve begun it’s vital to make sure others know what you are writing.  Some people have questioned the choice of titles of some books, like my own, because they sound too fiction ‘ish.’  This is a bit of a challenge …
pens and journals There is a fine line between writing a book to the point it will be published, and just doing something for fun, a hobby if you will.  Not everyone can be writers, and most will complain of the distractions of everyday life.  At some point, a writer will begin.  They don’t spend …
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 …
paint brushes
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 …
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 …
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.  whoever said a …
perseverance quote
Rewrites are harder then they look, it is true with blogs and it is true with editing. What I need to say is there, what I must communicate in a powerful format is there, but not right, so whatever I’m writing requires editing.  The same hold true with this blog, it is a young blog …
pen and paper
The wonderful 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 of Oz …
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