Category Archives: writing general

What types of things do you do to dig a little deeper in your writing?

Sometimes when I sit down to write, the words just flow. I’m funny or profound… whatever I want to be.  Other times, nothing works. I can see the destination of the point I want to make, but have no way … Continue reading

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Book Titles Are Important

The title of your book is more important than any other words in your book. Why? Because those words are what people see first. If those words don’t entice browsers to pick up your book, it hasn’t accomplished its goal. … Continue reading

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-The first stages of non-fiction book development

When starting a non-fiction book, your first step is to come up with a great idea for the book. Make sure it is broad enough to write a whole book about it. And, on the other hand, ensure that it … Continue reading

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Writing: When to give up…

Never… That’s my answer. If you truly love writing or if you hate it, but find a moment or two of pleasure from it, don’t give up. I met an agent one time who thought it was clever that when … Continue reading

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Organizing your writing time (5 ways to make the most of the time you devote to writing)

This post is as much for me as it is for you. Facebook, Twitter, blogging, and commenting on blogs can eat up precious writing time. I can easily spend two to several hours on the computer without working on my … Continue reading

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The challenge and benefit of Daily Anything

I’ve  been concentrating on painting these last couple of months.  In January, I participated in the 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge put on by Leslie Saeta. And in March, I participated in the daily painting challenge put on by … Continue reading

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Five ways to take a break from your writing.

Take a break…. That’s my advice when your writing seems stale, listless…. etc.  Sometimes we push too hard to make the words come.  Here are a few ways to take a break and to recharge your creativity… 1. Write something … Continue reading

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