Every time I start writing a new book, I think about who my ideal reader is. That person may change from book to book, but there is…… Read more “Know Your Ideal Reader”
Many years ago I once asked a colleague, “What if my ship came in and I missed it?” We were having a discussion about life goals and…… Read more “Never Too Late”
I recently attended a business conference for online entrepreneurs. The theme of the conference was to stop playing small, to change our mindset to play it big,…… Read more “I’m going to write my book, some day”
I enjoy watching the Food Network. I am not particularly domestic myself, and I marvel at the creativity of these chefs and bakers. They come up with…… Read more “Distractions Are All Around”
NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month. That time of year when, throughout all of November, writers around the world post about their daily word counts, how far behind…… Read more “You Finished NaNo, Now What?”
To be able to tell the story that needs to be told, we need to know all of it, see all of it. The only way to…… Read more “Knowing the whole story”
I may have told this story before. If I have, pretend it is brand new to you, because I think it is worth repeating, and I’m going…… Read more “Having Permission to Write”
Anthony Trollope, back in 1883, thought 3 hours a day was more than enough time. I think most of us can only dream of having 3 hours…… Read more “How long do you write?”
So true. Who do you write for?
That is all.