This week has been a mixture of delight and challenge. Traveling when I have work to do is always difficult and when my granddaughter figures in the mix staying on track is even harder. Still, pleasing and/or amazing things have happened. Here are three: I got a lovely email from my book loving friend, literary […]
Of course all writers know you have to get other eyes on your work. We hear that over and over. But what are some of the reasons for this well-worn piece of advice?
We writers don’t necessarily know everything. A surprising thing, I know, but I’ve learned the truth of it first hand
Barbara’s reach has also extended to doing more and more talks at conferences and other places readers throng to hear writers speak. This past summer I heard her at Stratford’s Shakespearean Festival. As usual she wowed her audience.
Have you ever dreamed of achieving a seemingly unreachable goal? Of course you have! Hundreds of them. You learned to smile, to walk, to wink, to sing, to bike, and to reach for the distant stars in so many ways. But was it easy? Not always. And neither has my trip to publishing been easy.
What has affected them, having children, working full time, change of jobs, change of circumstance or taste?
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for me and it gave me the idea to do a bit of a retrospecitive. First, here is the stats report for my writing blog. I was surprised to see which post was the most popular–the one about
On this lovely November day when our Canadian Thanksgiving is long past for this year, I pause to think of all the notices I’ve received about the American Thanksgiving. And I am thankful for my writer’s life.
While there are many aspects of writing which I love (and a few I don’t!), here are three jewels