Tag: how to write

Thoughts on Wednesday

Sometimes we need to back away from a project, plan, book, idea . . . and give it time to be. I recently spent two weeks working on a rough draft for a mystery novella. At the end of the two weeks I thought “this is such crap, what was I thinking?” Guess what? I re-read the draft two weeks… Read more →

When Is It Time to Quit Your Day Job?

When I first started writing for magazines I managed to collect my (not) fair share of rejection letters. However, I persisted in writing queries and improving my pitch. One day, the dam broke open and I was faced with a choice I was happy to make: Quit my job and jump full force into being a freelancer OR Keep my… Read more →

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What You Can Expect

An Invitation and a Caveat After reading this (and please feel free to comment) if this kind of stuff isn’t your cup of tea, let’s part company as friends. If, however, this strikes a chord, stay awhile and let’s see what develops. When I was ten I wanted to be an archaeologist. I’m not sure if it was the idea… Read more →