Spirit of Writing Week 9: Useful Gifts For Writers (and Free Tips too…)

There is something in the nature of the loner personality both ill-fated and magically destined to imagine for a living which creates a kleptomania for life overall, the evidence of which are astounding collections of curiosities and mementos and souvenirs and of course BOOKS. And, it is actually okay for you to add to it with the right gifts…End 2014 writing, not planning to write again in 2015. The Spirit of Writing: 12 Weeks of Practice. … More Spirit of Writing Week 9: Useful Gifts For Writers (and Free Tips too…)

Spirit of Writing Week 6: Edit and Revise…Now and Forever

This weekend, especially with a long holiday weekend coming up and the end of National Novel Writing Month, respect your accomplishments but commit yourself to EDITING in December. So, by the start of the new year, you will have a project (or two, or three) ready to go…End 2014 writing, not planning to write again in 2015. The Spirit of Writing: 12 Weeks of Practice. … More Spirit of Writing Week 6: Edit and Revise…Now and Forever

Laboring a novel online…

Because of information, images, stories and archives on the Internet, I was able to massage those old memories from the comfort of my own home (as opposed to daylong stints in the library, which I still love to have). I am quite sure I was able to go deeper into some topics and subjects because of online archiving. Furthermore, I was able to publish parts of the work online in outside venues, to cement the idea the book was real and not just a whim of my imagination. … More Laboring a novel online…