Tag Archives: Writing

Excellence Requires an Edit

I am so frustrated this morning. Among the blogs I read on a semi-regular basis, most of them are by writers for writers. This morning, one of my regular reads was quite disappointing. It is riddled with grammatical errors. At … Continue reading

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ACFW Debriefing

Home early Monday morning after a twelve-plus hour train ride, I’ve spent the last day or two trying to catch up with my sleep, my laundry, my ordinaries. Trying to integrate all the things I learned in the various classes … Continue reading

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Accomplishment

“If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do.” — Samuel Butler Some time ago, I ran across this cryptogram website.   … Continue reading

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Quote:

“What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.”  —   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe My last entry on this blog was in January. This is now September. The content of that post was an outline for effective blogging. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Book Review – Create Your Writer Platform by Chuck Sambuchino

Chuck Sambuchino took the nebulous writer platform that I have been fighting to create and gave it to me in concrete terms. He explained the options, sprinkled them with illustrations, and topped them off with tips to execution. Moreover, he … Continue reading

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A Small Step Forward

As a struggling novelist, I’ve had a project on my desk for way too long.  Today, however, I found something that will help me enormously. You see, this is a historical novel, set in the American Revolution. It follows a … Continue reading

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Off to the races – Last out of the gate

Well, I’m a day late and a dollar short again. This post was due yesterday, but life intervened. My goals for March Madness writing have been to work one hour a day on fiction work in progress and at least … Continue reading

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