The Writing Life

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What It Really Means to Write from Experience

Check out these thought-provoking words from writer Bonnie Friedman… via What It Really Means to Write from Experience

December 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Please, do not suffer for your art…

I recently found an old spiral notebook from 2005 that I titled “Angry Poetry” on the bright yellow cover. After going through it, I ended up posting three of the … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Planner or Pantser?

Depends on the medium. I will always be a planner when it comes to my novels, and unfortunately I have no wiggle room in this belief. I usually hate when people … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Shout out to the Scribblers!

I have to give a shout out to my new writing group, Scribblers of Brevard, for their kind welcome. I officially joined this group recently after visiting just a couple of … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Waiting Game

It’s been three weeks since I sent out my first five agent queries for Oldsters. After hitting send on those emails, I’ve put that process out of my mind for now. … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Shout out to Critique Groups…

Happy New Year! I can seriously imagine the thousands of people writing their first blog of the year; or maybe even more starting a brand new blog…whether it’s to engage … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

the flu has got me; posts will return when I can breathe!

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment