Tag : Writing With Passion

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For a writer, there is a cycle to writing and publishing books, it begins when he starts to write a book, edit it, have it beta read, re-edit, and begin the submission process- with the intent to have the book published.  A writer isn’t done yet- he must repeat this process again— with another manuscript. …
The winter of our discontent. The scene is Sweden’s interior wilderness: forests, lakes, marshes, and mountains. A smattering of families, referred to as settlers, living in wooden cabins occupy this territory alongside the native Sami, referred to as Lapps in this novel called Wolf Winter, 2015, by Cecilia Ekback.  Already this is being given rave …
There is no doubt in my mind that trying to think positively is a powerful experience- if you test a limit each day.  Take a look at life, if you have a mindset that something, anything will go wrong- it probably will.  The flip side to this is thinking positively. This is a bit of …
If you go out in the woods today…. There are two things that I did after reading The Bear: A Novel by Claire Cameron. 1. Crossed camping off my list of things that I will ever do again. 2. Put my brand new tent, that I was once excited about, up for sale. This beautiful …
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 …
Wouldn’t we all like to have a blog that impacts peoples’ lives.  We’d love to write ‘THE’ book that changes the game around, and makes us into something more.  Except we have to contend with the rat-race, and nobody really cares about us. To others, we are just another blogger, or just another writer who …
Eula Biss On Immunity Mark Zuckerberg loves this book.  So does Bill Gates. This book caught me by surprise, and I found myself enjoying it a lot.  If you like reading something controversial and fantastic, then I strongly recommend On Immunity: An Inoculation, 2014, by Eula Biss- the of the major books which Mark Zuckerberg …
Writing quotes are everywhere. Some people want them because it gives them some sort of perspective on their own writing journey. For others, it is about the need to feel a sense of belonging to the writer whom they admire, but they can’t get the one-on-one time they want. A new writer needs support as …
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 …
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