My Roller Coaster Writing Week

This week, I had so many ups and downs in my writing world, I wouldn't have been surprised if, next to my computer, a sign had been appeared stating, "You must be this tall to ride." So, slap on your seat belts and let's go for a little loop-the-loop (and please keep your hands in … Continue reading My Roller Coaster Writing Week

Papa’s Writing Advice

I hadn't planned on doing much of a writing post for this week's Writing Wednesday, but sometimes the blog gods play nice and toss me a bit of blog-o-rific inspiration to share with you. And that little doggy bone of inspiration showed up in the pages of Hemingway as I was doing a bit of … Continue reading Papa’s Writing Advice

5 Ways to Give Writer’s Block the Boot!

As you may recall from an earlier post, I believe in writer's block about as much as I believe in Santa or the Tooth Fairy (see #7 here for details and entertainment). I do, however, know there are times when us writers just don't feel like writing. You sit, you stare out the window, you … Continue reading 5 Ways to Give Writer’s Block the Boot!

How Long Does It Take to Write A Book?

  Many writers jumping into the literary world, ask themselves this. Perhaps they even search online for the answer. Writers' magazines, when spotlighting new authors list how long it took them to complete their book. The answers, wherever you find them, range from seven weeks to seven years. Not helpful. It's like saying your next … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Write A Book?