Category: Writing

Writers Workshops 2018

Writers Workshops 2018

The WriteLife.com site has Writing Workshops listed for 2018. I would love to attend one, but I don’t think it will be possible this time around. But maybe you can find something you would like. Here’s the list of “37 Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend in 2018” and here is a list of Grants. They are …

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“If you dream it you will be it?”

“If you dream it you will be it?”

“If you build it they will come.” …adapted from the movie “Field of Dreams” OK! Does that work for “If you dream it you will be it?”  I daydream about my perfect life, my perfect me every day, but it hasn’t come to be. So what am I doing wrong? I get bored real easy and …

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Self Publishing

Self Publishing

I have been researching the idea of self publishing my novel, if I ever get it written. Self publishing would give me more control over the price— plus I would keep the profits—and the book cover design—publishers don’t give you a say on the design. But how hard am I willing to work to do …

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Getting past the fear!

Getting past the fear!

So how do you get past the fear of writing? I have been working on a novel for a good 25 years. I know what I want to write about, but when I would have to write the scene descriptions and character descriptions, I would freeze and then I couldn’t write anything. My story never …

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Quotes

“Never never never give up.” — Winston Churchill
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit” — Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) Greek Philosopher