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Sifting and Winnowing

My heart pounded as I braved my re-entry into my writing space. I simply did not want to work on another uninspired blog post. Why, I didn’t know. 827 more words


A New Literary Journal

As a writer, I am always looking for opportunities to expand my writing, and I recently discovered that there is a new literary journal in the works, first issue to be published September 1st.   379 more words

Encouragement For Writers

What authors need to know: a view from the reviewer's desk

I’ve recently been reviewing books on Netgalley. To my surprise, it’s been an educational experience for me as an author; by putting myself on the reader’s/critic’s side of the equation, I’ve learned a few truths that every author should know about 1) writing books, and 2) receiving book reviews. 471 more words


Rogue Writing: Encouragement for Writers Who Take Themselves Too Seriously

Why do I write? What is my goal? Must I have a goal or is enjoyment sufficient?
There are several reasons I write, but clearly, no reason is good enough to actually make me write on a regular basis: 315 more words


“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

— Ernest Hemingway


How to Refill Your Writing Tank

Feeling empty after finishing a manuscript or spending weeks marketing your books? Has burn-out become your default mode?

Then it’s past time for you to indulge in some writerly self-care. 485 more words