Category: Writers

The Pains of Everything After You Write/Publish Your Story

I knew I was going to be happy when I was finally done writing, rewriting, publishing my story. Trust me. I was until I realized the margins suggested to me by Amazon itself was messed up or maybe, I messed it up in the… Continue Reading “The Pains of Everything After You Write/Publish Your Story”

The First but Not the Last

This book is about 20 years late but as the saying goes, better late than never. This is a story that chose me instead of the other way around. I will probably never revisit this genre again. I have 15 other stories to write… Continue Reading “The First but Not the Last”

More You Know: Writing Intros (For Writers)

This is more for writers but it’s for everyone who wants to remind themselves they probably need clarification on the differences of what comes before the meat of any story or after. They are also known as a preface, foreword, prologue, introduction in the… Continue Reading “More You Know: Writing Intros (For Writers)”

TV Documentary Recommendation: Hemingway (2021)

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” -Ernest hemingway I recommend you see this three part documentary film playing on PBS. if you a writer, alcoholic, suicidal, contradictory, or any combination I just listed. Ernest… Continue Reading “TV Documentary Recommendation: Hemingway (2021)”

Journal Entry Type #83: Writing is a Journey

I got my edited version of my first story back. The good news is that it isn’t as labor intensive as I thought it might be. The bad news is, if you want to call it that, is I have to do another rewrite.… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #83: Writing is a Journey”

Journal Entry Type #82: A Good Reminder for Writers

            It’s easy to get into the trap of thinking I will write the next great American novel, or I will write the next great novel to be translated into hundreds of languages and bought in every tiny corner of the world.  The good… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #82: A Good Reminder for Writers”

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