Writer’s life and musings

   Advice That Resonates

Advice That Resonates

It’s back to school time, a time that conjures thoughts of new beginnings and, with any luck, renewed vigor for our writing. To celebrate fresh starts, we thought we’d share with you some of the best writing advice we’ve ever received.   Gail Whitiker: ‘Set the book aside and let it rest for as long as you can.’ I can’t… Read more →

         Goals R Us

Goals R Us

Like a lot of people, I’m big on setting goals. I set weekly goals in the form of my ‘to do’ list and I set long term goals on my birthday which is near the end of August. I’m doing it again this year. We live in a goal-oriented, results-celebrated society. If there was a Goals R Us outlet near… Read more →

WE GO WHERE OUR FASCINATIONS LEAD US

WE GO WHERE OUR FASCINATIONS LEAD US

Writers are often asked, “Where do you get your ideas?” The question will elicit a different answer from every writer. But I’m guessing the subtext to the myriad replies would be something like, “I get my ideas from my fascinations.” We all have fascinations; they’re definitely not restricted to writers—we just tend to blab about them in a public forum,… Read more →