A Look back. And a Look Ahead.

It’s Christmas Eve, and it’s been far too long since I last wrote anything on this blog. In the meantime, I felt, on the eve of my vacation down to Florida tomorrow, I’d write something I hope will be useful. As for my trip to Florida, it will be my first time back in theContinue reading “A Look back. And a Look Ahead.”

Why artists should get out more.

As a writer I know the stereotypes that come with the territory. That writers need to be holed up in some dark room writing until our brains fall out of our heads. Nothing could be further from the truth. Honestly, if you’re a writer or any other type of artist churning out work for funContinue reading “Why artists should get out more.”

Using the holidays to improve yourself

Happy Holidays! Those two words are even more powerful than you think. Most associate it with fussy shopping and unwanted stress in meeting those pesky relatives you’d rather not see, but the holidays can be so much more than that. Really! If you’re stressed out in your work life, or just at life in general,Continue reading “Using the holidays to improve yourself”

Summer Writing Advice for Writers

Just came back from my Summer Trip to Ocean City, MD and it did a world of good. Why? Because taking a trip from home to a different locale is always good for your writing. Why? See Below. Ok the ale tasted great but that’s not what I meant. Taking trips to recharge the batteryContinue reading “Summer Writing Advice for Writers”

How to honor your Editor

Now that November is here, I figured I’d write a post on editing. Let me tell you, when I first began my publishing odyssey, I knew nothing about editing. Sure, I’d edit my own books, but that was it. I felt that spending money on editing was a waste. How wrong I was. Editors andContinue reading “How to honor your Editor”

What does writing mean to you?

Well. Here we are again my friends. So let me ask you this: what does writing mean to you? To me it’s the obvious cliched reason. Because I want to write, because I choose to express myself. Because it’s a hobby I love. But there is more, much more. The truth is, it’s therapeutic, it’sContinue reading “What does writing mean to you?”