Tag : Writing With Passion

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In general, most writers publish their work with the intent of earning some income.  The idea is that over time they publish more and there will be a snowball effect that happens to them. That vision of money and not having to work outside the home is a powerful motivator.  Publishing, can be the means …
Are you an intuitive writer? 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 …
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 …
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 …
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 of Facebook has chosen …
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 …
Writers have something special going on with their readers, for example: when you visit a blog, and find so many writers who have a small blog, but no real relationship with anyone, because everyone has something to say. It’s great to see comments, and it’s great to develop a relationship with a potential reader, without …
Kindle and Kobo are two large companies.  By this time, I’m certain most writers have heard of Kindle, and what it can do for with e-books, or how you can make money self-publishing your e-book using Kindle Direct Publishing.  Some people have earned a lot of money with e-books, and others are happy to see …
The Word-Loss Diet The Word-Loss Diet by Rayne Hall is a good book to read if you are a more advanced writer.   One of the problems many new and self-published authors have is working with words.  This is not a long book, with only 71 pages, but the information is valuable. One of the …
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