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An Apology Of Sorts

I miss writing. It is my form of meditation and I am apologetic about not doing it often enough. It’s never an issue with time. Nor a writer’s block. 413 more words


Figuring out my strengths and weaknesses

Although I’ve been writing in one form or another for more than 20 years, I’m only now starting to take it seriously. As part of that ‘taking it seriously’, I’m learning to accept there are aspects I’m good at, and some that I struggle with. 542 more words


Don't you just hate it...

… When that happens?

Had a terrific poem idea on waking, but god knows what happened to it. So in my frustration I’ve bashed out this instead: 102 more words


About a week ago I did a little “language exchange” with a friend of mine at a cafe in Shimokitazawa. Actually it was the same exact cafe where I met my podcast friend for coffee a few weeks before that. 1,616 more words


Editing, Editing, and More Editing - #authortoolboxbloghop

In honor of March being National Novel Editing Month, I wanted to share some things I’ve learned about editing.  Editing is hard! But it can also be fun – seeing your novel turn into a polished manuscript that’s ready to be published. 623 more words

Writing Life

Sometimes Ya Just Gotta Let it All Hang Out

I had a newspaper interview yesterday. It’s fun to sit beside the interviewer and talk about yourself for an hour or so. Then, after the interview, there’s a photo session. 281 more words

On Writing

Book Review: On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft

+Creative idea to deliver writing advice

-+Lots of interesting Memoiring, but somewhat distorts and distracts from the real focus of this book: on writing.

+Specific writing tips that can be applied to writing right now… 594 more words

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