What’s the best thing I can wish for you as a writer? Not success, money, nor praise, but the chance to work with a good editor. While I’m often on the editing end of the writer/editor equation, when I write pieces for publication and I have an editor who reviews them, that’s when I shine. … More You, edited
In life there are no do-overs …but on the computer there’s the UNDO button. Its existence is the safety net under my bumbling DIY attempts to manage my own websites because I know I can reverse mistakes…that is, if I’m patient enough and willing to drop everything to get it right. Last night I tried to tweak my primary … More Why writers have it easier than actors
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
SHARING ALERT: this piece is profoundly sad. It’s also the kind of story that can stop a new writer dead in her/his tracks. If that’s you, you may want to close this tab. If not, it’s an eye opener. Merritt Tierce wrote a debut novel many of us would run over a basket of puppies to claim … More Success: acclaim or money?