One piece of advice my dad told me still echoes in my ears: “If you want to be a good writer, read good writing, and read as much of it as you can.” I have taken this advice to heart and at any time am reading about 12 books in every genre you can imagine. 513 more words
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Last night I came across a video interview of writer Elizabeth Gilbert where she made this comment about her writing discipline: “It doesn’t have to be good; it just has to be done.” This reminded me of something Anne Lamott states in her book about writing, … 498 more words
One of my characters in my literary fiction novel “Fire Painter” works in a coffee shop, something I haven’t yet put on my resume.
I do most of my writing in coffee shops, so through observation and my own restaurant experience, I can write about the job of a barista. 366 more words