Tag : Writing is Important

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These days, sometimes motivating yourself to keep writing seems like an uphill battle. There are so many distractions, and it seems that almost everyone has let go of the notion that we deserve time to relax; days are filled with driving, errands, work, extra work, post-work work, etc. On top of that, I always find …
Don’t be afraid of writing — it is just writing — and this means you do not have to be book smart or money wise. You just need something to say. When it gets hard to find inspiration, just trust that you have what it takes… and you do have something to say.   Don’t …
There are many things writers write about, or talk about to their writing friends.  Some of them have to do with the challenges of writing or having a book published or simply writer’s block.  This is a normal course of events that happens with every person who writes. Then there are the days (and they …
Just a writing note to encourage you to keep on writing, and to never give up. Here are a few quotes on writing by some famous authors.  Writing isn’t easy but sometimes, the best know what to sat when it’s needed. Writing is something you do, it is something you are and it is something …
As a writer of a non-fiction work, should you use Wikipedia for your facts? If you are only looking for a basic answer, then Wikipedia might be the place for you to go, but most most of the time, it’s not as good as going to the library for the original sources. I would argue …
I overheard a conversation at a local bookstore.  (I went in looking for a book, and left with several in my arms.) The question that struck me after hearing this conversation is, what will happen to this poor child?  There is a lot to be said about reading the classics, but there is much more …
The idea that a writer has a life outside of writing raises a big question these days.  For some, the answer is that when they are writing they don’t have a “life outside of writing.”  Others argue that they do have a life, and that there needs to be balance in that life. This is …
Success is a matter of learning from failure. Writing, and continue writing is success I don’t think any writer can ever fail in writing, nor can they “fail” when they publish.  I personally think by the simple act of completing a first draft, a writer has done wonders.  The problem is that my answer may …
This is a simple but important post.  What means the most to you after looking at these pictures and thinking about your writing?
If you want to see your book published there are lots of options out there.  Some people suggest that you go through a traditional publisher, and some suggest that you should self-publish.  This is something that each writer must decide by him- or herself. There are a few things that you will need, when you …
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