“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost In my last post I wrote about […]
Revising my writing is not an easy task for me. Oh, I received above average grades in grammar. I learned and practiced vocabulary and studied charts of active verbs. But, […]
When writing or speaking it’s important to know your audience. Even though this concept was literally pounded in my head for years, I blew it once and it’s a lesson […]
With all of the talk about platform and it’s importance as an author, I’d like to suggest that more important than platform, is reader engagement. While I agree we need […]
Once you’ve found your book’s premise, now it’s time to brainstorm themes or sub-topics that could contribute to the premise and help you make your point. If you’re writing fiction, […]
City Slickers, Starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance, is a funny movie with an interesting premise. Palance plays Curly, a tough old cowpoke who is tasked with leading a band […]
Many people feel writing is difficult and consequently they often approach it from a negative perspective. Over the next several posts I’d like to share what I’ve learned from my […]
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