INSPIRATION AND GUIDANCE FOR WRITERS AT ALL LEVELS! Nature is alive and growing in what’s left of Spring here in Oregon and for me it’s the perfect time for some personal growth too. I’m always looking for new information to broaden my skills and awareness as a writer and Amazon recently shared a new program they are now offering. Enjoy this photo of some gorgeous volunteer chives courtesy of my … Continue reading Inspiration and Guidance for Writers at all Levels
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN’T WRITE? By Christopher Slater. I never have and never will claim to be an expert on writing. I have found an appreciation for it and perhaps a little bit of talent, but in general it is something tha… View Original Post: So You Think You Can’t Write? Continue reading So You Think You Can’t Write?
5 TIPS TO MAKE YOU A BETTER WRITER INSTANTLY! By Felicity Annora. Hey guys! I’m back again with my self-help posts, and this time I’m going to tell you how to become a better writer instantly. I know it sounds like one of those bad “… View Original Post: 5 Tips to Make You a Better Writer Instantly Continue reading 5 Tips to Make You a Better Writer Instantly
WALKING THROUGH OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS IS INSPIRING! Studies say walking improves creativity, because there is a connection between walking, thinking and writing and I can attest to that belief first hand. At times I’ve had writer’s block, either while writing my novel or while working on a new blog post, when right in the middle of a walk I suddenly can’t wait to get back home and start … Continue reading Go for a Walk in Nature to Get Inspired!
3 WAYS TO WRITE A CHARACTER YOU HATE By Kathryn. Now, when I say ‘characters you hate’, I don’t mean villains. In fact, some of my favorite characters in pieces I’ve written and read have been villains. What I mean when I say ‘characters… View Original Post: 3 Ways to Write a Character You Hate Continue reading 3 Ways to Write a Character You Hate
WRITING TIPS – SELF-EDITING: WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS? By Katie McCoach. You’ve finished the first draft of your novel, now it’s time for revisions. We know that you’ll need a professional editor soon, but before that, what can you do on your own… View Original Post: Self-editing: What are your options? Continue reading Self-editing: What are your options?
HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL WRITER By Michael Cristiano. So, you wanna be a writer, huh? Well, it takes a lot more than just saying so. In fact, one of the most annoying things you can say to a writer is, “I wanna write a novel too, but… View Original Post: How to Be a Successful Writer Continue reading How to Be a Successful Writer
SHOULD YOU WRITE A FANCY OUTLINE FOR YOUR NOVEL? By Jean M. Cogdell. Maybe – Maybe not. It’s your book, you make the rules. Different strokes for different folks. Me, I’m trying to be more organized in my writing this year. Only time will te… View Original Post: Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel? Continue reading Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel?
HOW DO I GET MY BOOK PUBLISHED? By Lynette Noni. One of the questions I’m frequently asked is along these lines: “I’ve written a book… but how do I get it published?” The thing is, as simple as that question might se… View Original Post: How Do I Get My Book Published? Continue reading How Do I Get My Book Published?
HEARTFELT REVIEWS FOR “HEART SEASONS!” Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation by Dianna Donnely is written after the author faced a medical crisis, and it encapsulates the different periods of the author’s life. She has made it interesting and colorful by giving the sessions in the book the colors of the rainbow. The seven bands she has used symbolize the opening of her heart to God’s … Continue reading Heartfelt Reviews for “Heart Seasons”
20 WAYS TO GET YOURSELF OUT THERE AS A WRITER By Kelly D. Smith 1. Get out there! Meet people, and don’t be scared to say you are a writer. 2. Blog – now, is blogging really worth it? I’m not sure, I’m actually going to be talking about … View Original Post: 20 Ways to Get Yourself Out There as a Writer Continue reading 20 Ways to Get Yourself Out There as a Writer
MY NEW NOVEL “HEART SEASONS: THE RAINBOW REVELATION” IS HERE! The journey to “Heart Seasons” began in the Spring of 2012 and finally came full circle on December 16, 2016. After many, many, many hours, days, months and years, and a new version of my original vision later, the big day finally arrived. “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation” is a spiritual, inspirational fictional story based on real life events and it is … Continue reading My New Novel “Heart Seasons” is Here!
10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED FROM SELF-PUBLISHING! By J.U. Scribe. It’s been three years since I self published my first book. It’s definitely been a learning experience marked by relative successes and failures. As I mark the 3rd anniversary… View Original Post: 10 Things I’ve Learned From Self-Publishing Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Learned From Self-Publishing
SNOWY WEATHER IS PERFECT FOR TYING UP LOOSE ENDS! So close now! Either tonight or tomorrow I’ll be submitting my novel “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation” to CreatSpace for review. It certainly has been a long time coming and I am ready!! I’m also ready to get back to baking and cooking and my food photography! COMING VERY, VERY SOON! PROLOGUE Have you ever … Continue reading Perfect Weather for Tying Up Loose Ends