Category Archives: Writing

Making Amalfi paper traveling through Italy

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” – William Wordsworth Paper – a trade tool most every writer has used. Sometimes we curse it, when it is blank due to writer’s block. Other times, we crumple or shred the … Continue reading

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True confessions: Author anxiety and public events

Author anxiety and public events. The struggle is real. Whether you have a book signing, a speech or other public venue scheduled on your calendar, have a laugh and do as I say, not as I do did.  Over the years, … Continue reading

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Between the Lines: Blogging over 50

A few months ago, I responded to a request from Katherine at KatherinesCorner.com,  as she was looking for women bloggers over 50 to share their experiences, such as what inspired them to start a blog, what keeps them motivated and … Continue reading

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Hooked on clickbait

The reason for her rant? Just one minute in and you’ll see… “I was scrolling on the Net one day; In the merry, merry month of May. I was taken by surprise, with so many headline “whys;” Scrolling through the Net … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Attend Writing Conferences

“The answer to all writing, to any career for that matter, is love.” —Ray Bradbury Though I have been in the writing field for about two decades, it was just this past year I started to attend writing conferences. I … Continue reading

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