Tag : Writing With Passion

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How to not get “Tangled” up in structure and embrace the creative process                 Sometimes the most creative and inspiring ideas come from the brainstorming that occurs when we just write. I have set a timer for 15 minutes and am hoping to write this post in that amount of time; I will post it …
                It seems appropriate to talk about this particular challenge at the end of the month, with all the days of the month behind us but not REALLY.  When a writer’s life is balanced with their personal commitments. What I mean is that rather than just passing by, …
                Does anyone else remember that movie that came out about 6 years ago called “Doubt”? I remember being so excited to see it mostly because in my eyes Meryl Streep is an unparalleled goddess when it comes to acting. It was a movie that challenged a part of the human condition that seems to …
When life hands you lemons make lemonade. Use your compass I’m sure we’ve all heard that old cliche.  Like most people I never understood that concept; I understood that we all have challenges in our lives, and that we should be positive, and learn from them.  Challenges are a guide, a compass directing us toward …
Friends are always needed when writing or editing or publishing, so without anymore of us writing our thanks, here is the lovely Breann on that very topic: When Rebecca asked me to write a blog entry for her writing blog I was a little nervous. I’m not very good with people. I never know what …
                Recently I started a new internship, which means my mornings start about an hour and a half earlier than usual. The other day I spent eight hours at work, went to the gym, had a rehearsal, then a volleyball game, and finally made it home for midnight only to have to do it all …
Hey there. My name is Shelly, more commonly known as ShellysBees on the blogging site tumblr and Twitter. When I was given the opportunity to write a piece for this blog I found myself at an impasse. There were a few things I wanted to discuss, all of which were related to how Rebecca knows me, …
By Charles E Wells I’d like to thank Rebecca Emrich for letting me share my opinions on her blog, but be careful, I have a tricky sense of humor and I’m not afraid to use it. My first question to her when I accepted was, “What do I write?” I can best explain my concern …
Emotions are key to how a writer is perceived by the readers they desire.  Write a fiction book, or any book really, and you will find that the most beloved of characters are the ones whom the readers care about.  It’s easy to write a 700 page novel created with black ink and paper and not …
Mention the name Malcolm Gladwell and you will probably get a few comments.  Everyone seems to have a point of view when it comes to his writing, be it good or bad.  To me, that is a mark of a good writer. It’s more than simply taking a look at what he does with ideas. …
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