Monthly Archives: April 2014

Revision, Rewrites, and Edits

Does a writer ever stop revising and editing? I do it even to pieces that are already published or ones I’ve submitted for consideration. I just read one of my stories that has been accepted for publication, and in one section, I … Continue reading

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Writing in my head

A story is unfolding in my thoughts, and I call this “writing in my head.” I’ve done it before. The story sort of rolls and rumbles along, and then when it’s ready to be released, it just writes itself. Some of my favorite works have … Continue reading

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Don’t try to fi…

Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. – Barbara Kingsolver

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Working at Home

I just posted a picture I pulled off the internet of a freelance writer working at home. Her hair is done, and she’s wearing light make-up. Her aqua top is attractive, her jewelry, eye-catching. There is no clutter in her work space. … Continue reading

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Freelance Writer Working at Home

It’s not ME!

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Blogger’s Block

I wonder if there’s any such thing as blogger’s block? I know all about writer’s block, I’m thinking blogger’s block is very real, too. I started this blog several months ago with the intention of writing sharp, scintillating posts about my writing life. Up until now, I’ve … Continue reading

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