I'm in awe of you In awe of the indefinable beauty I see in you One that can never be compared One that can never fade away And one that continues to embellish In you I see myself clearly Because you give me a reason to live Living now has a meaning A meaning that [...]
Someone asked me, "What makes a good writer? " Answers vary, but in my opinion: Being a good writer is not about how many big words you use or how intelligent you may sound but it's about creating a world for your readers. A world your readers can escape into. As a writer, I try [...]
For all my mommy writers, how do you do it? I know that it is difficult at first, but at what point does it get just a little bit better? A few weeks ago, I received edits back from my agent. I was in the last weeks of my pregnancy, so imagine the discomfort. I [...]
There has always been a debate about this topic. Does a writer need an MFA degree? The answer is NO. You don’t need one and you don’t need an MFA to get an agent or to get published. But the MFA or MA in Creative Writing brings various things to the table, and can open [...]
So... I somehow happen to be stuck in the car for one hour right now (long story), so that gives me time to post something while hubz is driving. This morning, I took some time and went dancing. Dance is another passion of mine apart from books and writing. I think it's good to step [...]
So it has indeed been a journey. If you read my post untitled, “My Story to Getting Published”, then this is part two of it. I promised to keep you all updated, so here it is. As most of you know, writing is a very competitive field. Finding a literary agent to manage your writing [...]
Before you close your eyes tonight, write whatever is on your mind. Write whatever you're feeling. Let it all out and watch yourself feel relieved.