Tag : Writing for a Living

223 posts

I’ve never been a follower of Oprah. The occasional moment flits on t.v. or the must watch YouTube clip. The “You get a car” moments or Tom Cruise leaping up on a couch confessing his love for Katie Holmes. But the ever present nudge in the media to read one of her book club picks …
Have you noticed there is a lot of negativity out there? Sure, it could be the long hard winter we’re experiencing – polar vortexes can dampen the mood of the happiest, most positive people. Regardless of the weather, some people are simply more prone to feelings of discouragement, alienation, and self-pity. In order to get …
With the many choices of tablets on the market which tablet would I recommend to writers?  Simple.   iPad. Like this one; Apple iPad Air MD788LL/B (16GB, Wi-Fi, Silver). When you open the box everything is simple-. The cable to charge your device, simple. Can be plugged in either way. No need to fumble with which way …
I am writing my first book review for the world to see. My normal reviews are oral and intended for a one on one audience. My dialogue, mannerisms and excitement level (or lack there of if I didn’t care for the title) is all tailor fit to the person that I am speaking to. Now …
“Is writing about money or being more professional?” This is an excellent question and one that several people have asked over the course of me writing for this blog. As such, I want to give it the air time it deserves. Over the next couple posts we will examine this issue in more detail and …
True success is a labyrinth. It takes action. It takes logic. it takes perseverance. And it takes courage. A moving maze Granted, my experience with labyrinths is pretty much restricted to a yearly corn maze adventure around Halloween and enjoying some James Dashner, and his book The Maze Runner on a cold wintery day, but …
Blogging, or being a blogger is a part of being a modern-day writer.  There is nothing wrong with what a writer has to say, but there is something wrong when you publish a post and people misunderstand what you are trying to convey. As writers, we love to think we’re great communicators, unfortunately this isn’t …
Living a Life of Writing just took on a whole new meaning- it takes courage to build, and even more courage to seek a major improvement on something that works well.  The past two years have been a wild ride for me as well- both as a writer and as a person.  A writing mentor …
A lot of writers are looking for ways to make money publishing their work. There are ups and downs in all writing, but with both time and focus you will find that writing online on any site and doing it well will help you with a writing goal, such as publishing a book. All it …
A few days ago, I was relaxing with a few friends of mine, and they asked me how my life has been, and what I have done in the last year.  I can say it has been a very life-changing year for me, and for the person I’ve become.  One of the biggest changes was …
PAGE TOP