10 Writing Tips for Article Writers

10 Writing Tips for Article Writers

10 Writing Tips for Article Writers

How about some writing tips? For those of you who have subscribed, thank you for your subscription to my mailing list. For those of you who are just a member of the tribe, well, you are valued! *if you have NOT subscribed, there is an easy link in the sidebar!* You can find my books here at my books page And if you are a writer, there’s always a great deal of interesting content on my site for you, and see below for some writing tips. If you are not a writer, but only a casual observer, maybe an interested

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Writing questions-jump on board!

Good day mates! It’s a cool 70 degrees this morning, and I am in my writing chair. The problem is – wait for it – PLOT. I cannot for the life of me figure out this plot. It started out with a plan and a resolution, but once I began writing it, the darn thing went off in a strange direction and now I cannot wrangle it back into the fold. It’s so concrete. A mystery should be a mystery and anything else thrown in is just noise. Well, this one has a lot of noise. Mainly Shannon Wallace and

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What I have learned about the darkness

What I have learned about the darkness

Facing our fear of the darkness Still reading a couple of good books. I always try to read in spurts and digest the consumed section. This is not news to anyone who reads non-fiction and how-to. You have to think about the writer’s words. Really ponder them. Eat those words, and experience them. Well, so, FEAR by Thich Nhat Hanh has such great things to share. He talks about how we are consumed with fear from the womb. We are safe within the confines of our watery cocoon. There is darkness, but we don’t mind. Once we are born, we

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Facing fear as a writer and if you should

Facing fear as a writer and if you should

I have begun reading a book by my favorite writer/speaker/teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, called “Fear”. Get yours by clicking the image The first thing it addresses, right in the introduction, is how we give into fear. Even when we are surrounded by the people who give us the most joy, we still have this feeling peering over our shoulders like a curious onlooker. We cannot escape the things that give us chills. They are always with us, in the background, waiting to jump out at us when we turn a corner. This is especially true, I think, for creatives. We

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Vacations: don’t forget the others

Vacations: don’t forget the others

Summer is here and everyone is traveling. At least, that is how it feels to me. Yes, this is a whiny, self-indulgent post about my life and how it is not turning out quite as I had so strangely prepared. If you do not want to read about my efforts at self-deprecation, you might want to click on the little “x” now. So…as I was saying before I rudely interrupted myself… Everyone is traveling to a vacation place. Some with kids, some with dogs, some with other baggage. I used to do that. Before cancer took over the driver’s side

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