Tag Archive: writing

Hemingway speaks on… Blogging?

What if Ernest Hemingway could share his thoughts on Blogging… Posts are information. If you don't want people to know something, don't write it. If you want to share, be brief. No one… Continue reading

O’Halloween! O’Halloween!

Orange and black are set in place to decorate the night, As parents and their young ones rush around to cause some fright. They’ve dressed themselves in costumes that hide everything within, With… Continue reading

DP Challenge: Points of View

HE LUMBERED IN TO THE CAFÉ and took his usual spot at the lunch counter. He knew what he wanted to order but he couldn’t formulate the request. Instead, he sat hunched over,… Continue reading

I Believe, I Believe, I Believe!

After a day of novel editing yesterday, I got to thinking about my writing journey again. I have found it to be terribly difficult to make it as a writer. Yes plenty of… Continue reading

Novel Update #3: Chapter Checklist

I attempted to go back to bed this morning after getting the family up and out the door. I failed. Unfortunately this has been a tough week of sleep for me. Dealing with… Continue reading

Confessions of an Embarassed Writer

I collect books. Not special pieces of literature, first editions or necessarily best sellers. When something catches my eye, when I’ve heard of a great story from an interview or friend, or when… Continue reading

Novel Update #2: Farewell to Characters

Remember how I complained the other day about the Writers’ fest I attended last weekend claiming to feel inadequate in the company of other writers? Well I have to admit that I did… Continue reading

One Lowly Writer in the Sea

Fresh back from a Writers Festival weekend, I am glum. You’d think being in the company of so many stimulating authors or author-wannabes would be creatively inspiring enough to sustain me. But alas,… Continue reading

Novel by Numbers

Ok so on the eve of attending another writers’ festival workshop, I am sitting down and wrapping my head around the great NOVEL I have been writing. It has been all-consuming and then… Continue reading

Fall conjures Creativity… still!

I miss school but only one period of schooling in my life, my university years. I miss the excitement of FALL and the start of a new routine. The University campus was so… Continue reading