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Category Archives: Writer’s life
Summertime Interruptions All it takes is one long stretch away from steady working on a project or keeping your writing muscles toned and getting back in the groove becomes a task seemingly insurmountable. This blog post, for example: … Continue reading
Writing Against all Odds I took a (hopefully unbiased) look at my web page and noticed with cynical amusement that I list myself as writing about going into the “mature” aka “old” years with humor and grace. Ha. I don’t … Continue reading
Writing with a Purpose Like many writers, I get stuck sometimes, especially when the weather is good and my garden calls out to me. What is “stuck” you ask. Stuck is when your philosophy has turned to “I’ll think … Continue reading
Two Sides toReading e Books Atlas Shrugged by Ann Rand is 1,200 pages and weighs 1.3 pounds. The size alone is the main reason I chose to buy it at Amazon’s Kindle store. However, as I progress through the … Continue reading
The Complicated Path to Publicity As my topics are centered on surviving the complications of growing older, along with coping with life-changing disease, I face the task of reaching readers who need/want reassurance and information. At the same time, … Continue reading
Facebook is a treassure trove for internet marketing and for browsing community pages. One community page I found recently is “Free Book Giveaways.” In tracing the origins of this page, I learned that it deals in many children’s books. If … Continue reading
Having just returned from a writers conference, learning and sharing and eating with 250 professionals in the writing and publishing industry, I am pretty well saturated with all that I learned and observed in those four days.
I am cleaning up and going through old files that have become outdated and/or useless. Recycling center here I come. Information that was hot and new five years ago seems dumpy and old now. Not that I understand some of … Continue reading
I have a love/hate relationship with technology. The Love: I love to look things up. If I have a question, for example, on when the last reigning monarch of Hawaii left her throne, I go to the Internet. The encyclopedias … Continue reading