Tag Archive | Writer

Firsts

Who hasn’t heard “there is a first time for everything”? Remember your first birthday? ( I don’t and am suspicious of people who say they do.) Your first kiss? First boyfriend? (Ughh, he set a bad precedent that at post 40 -years-old, I can’t seem to get away from. But that’s another topic.) Your first […]

Things I Must Not Do in November.

The month of November is upon us bringing many good things . . . Thanksgiving, Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Black Friday and the start of the holiday season. For some of us writers, November brings a period of temporary insanity known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal of which is to write a […]

The Best Things in Writing are Free

The best things in life are free and so can it be with your writing tools.  A few years ago I discovered freeware.  Freeware is software that is available at no charge or an optional charge ( i.e. asking for donations ).  Being somewhat of a skeptic, it took me a while to trust freeware.  […]

What I learned from writing a book

I’ve finished my book AGAIN.   What I mean by that is that I just completed another cover-to-cover revision of my book.  I’ve stopped trying to explain the concept to my non-writer friends because whenever I say I’ve finished a revision they immediately ask – ‘so what’s left to do before you upload it?’  (I’m self-publishing) […]