Tag : Living a Life of Writing

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I am reminded of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day when it comes to my personal editing. I am ‘blind’ when dealing with my writing, I will find some mistakes but all. I need my editor, and one of the many things they do for me is showing me where the rhythm …
Writing is supposed to be ‘easy.’  Writing is supposed to be ‘fast.’   The people who say these things are not writers by any means or they are not patient about the art and process of writing a book.  After all if writing was as easy as publishing a book in one or two days, …
It is not easy to write a book, it’s your legacy to your readers, however small they may number. In fact, it can be one of the hardest things to do in the life of a writer, planning not only what is written in the book, but how it looks to your potential reader.  It’s …
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 …
A book will take you only so far, and in this day and age, a blog will take you a bit farther if you have the time and energy to do so, or the fabled time management under your belt.  Writing a  blog takes a lot of effort, and as a writer, this is supposed …
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 …
Blogging and writing- and expanding what I have to offer to the world- are about setting time lines a person can follow.  For a while, I’ve not really had a ‘writing schedule’ where I spend a certain time on my writing.  It’s because I’m not used to being a writer in the true sense of …
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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 …
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 type of help, I’m beginning to …
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