Tag : Living a Life of Writing

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Editing is done, well the editing series is done, and thanks to all who commented and wrote some great emails. Yes I read the comments, but I’ve been so busy… life and editing got in the way… does anyone know how to make twenty-four hour day into a day where there is about say, thirty-five? …
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How do you feel about writing classes? 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 on your blog.  Then it is the idea that one must finish it, and then edit it, …
Publishing comes in many forms, and most people will only look at one or two of them.  They will have hopefully looked at all the other option before making the decision to go one route or another, in general it’s the difference between self-publishing and traditional publishing.  Most first time authors will choose either the …
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 …
Another way of writing- a feather pen Advice given to me by a fellow writer: Follow the Rules but make changes.  If you do make changes, change yourself first. Which, to me, means you can write a good piece but as always we are all allowed to bend the rules from time to time.  Not …
An update on my writing and my work.  I am pushing the word count so I can start to edit, but at the same time I know I have to improve my writing, which is why I’ve included the edited parts of the work. New words:750, edited words: 1,000 non-fiction New words: 600 fiction I …
I had a day of what I like to call the jumpy writer dance. Ever had it?  It’s also known as a dance of emotions. It is when you have several deadlines to meet and other pressing commitments to do, all you only have so much time in which to do it.  I’d like to …
A part of the challenge of being a beginning writer is I have a lot of illusions.  One of them is that you need to physically see people to know or to get a chance to have book sales, or a way to improve the writing I already do. A writer needs to make connections …
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Are you ready for the website?  It might be that you don’t have a book published yet, but you need to have some sort of brand out there that will interest your reader.  Otherwise when your book is published, you have to do everything from the beginning, and this is the hardest part.  Blogging is exactly …
I’ve heard a lot of bloggers write about earning passive income.  It’s a good conversation piece. Passive Income will happen when you focus The problem, as I see it, is that it puts the focus on products and services and not on looking back and reflecting on writing.  We’d all love to have money.  Not …
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