Someone on Twitter recently asked me how I got into writing books, what was the process for me? I responded that I committed full time hours to it and worked with many professionals – from authors to editors to literary agents – as I revised the book. There’s more to it than that, of course,…Read more »
Whether planting a garden, creating a project, writing a book, or transforming our lives, we all need to have and follow an effective system, work hard, sweat, and wait for nature to take its course in order to see results. Plant the seeds you want to see in your life, water those seeds regularly…Read more »
I met Phil Rosette in the 1990s at the Rochester Writers Group and then, three years ago, we reconnected at another writers group. When he learned I was interested to join this other group, where he was already a member, he sent my requests to the hosts (it was by invite only) and after I…Read more »
What does community mean for a writer who isolates his or her self, sometimes for years, to complete a book?
I took our Girl Scouts troop to Greenfield Village last weekend and one of my favorite places we went into was the Logan County Court House. Built in 1840 in Postville (now Lincoln), Illinois, this building was where Lincoln tried cases as a traveling lawyer. Between 1840 and 1847, he visited once or twice a…Read more »