Why you need an online presence as a writer

It’s hard enough to just sit down and write most days. And now you’re telling me, “Having an online presence as a writer is essential”? C’mon! Yes, I’m telling you that. And I can hear the whine in your voice even though this conversation started inside my head…and has moved over to yours. Here’s why you need … More Why you need an online presence as a writer

New kid in the cafeteria

You want to write your life story to share with family members. Or maybe you’ve been told, “You should write a book.” There’s that should word. Do you actually want to write that book, or did that off-the-cuff remark prompt you into thinking you should? If your answer is the latter, spare yourself the heartache. Writing is not romantic. It’s … More New kid in the cafeteria

To create, connect

  “The writer’s life is a solitary one.” That stereotype is hard to shake. Though it’s true isolation is sometimes necessary–especially when you’re on deadline–writing alone with no other input, influence or feedback is actually counterproductive to a successful writer’s life. Jeff Goines in Fast Company describes The Three Types of Relationship Every Creative Person Needs. Photo … More To create, connect