Can venturing out into the world make you a better writer? You betcha! Here's five reasons to push that chair back and separate yourself from the keyboard. I recently returned from a trip to New Orleans. Colorful beads, bare boobs, and fried green tomatoes are just a few of the things I experienced...that--and loads of… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Don’t Just Sit There! 5 Reasons why Writers Need to Explore the World.
I'll be the first to admit that I don't always rush to review books that I've finished (or haven't been able to finish). The thing is that it's very important not only to the author of the book, but also for potential readers too. Reviews are the lifeblood of many authors hoping to sell their… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Why You Should Write A Book Review & Seven Easy Steps to Make it Happen.
We writers are a funny bunch. We're introverts. Hermits. Highly sensitive but also very opinionated especially about other peoples work. What we sometimes forget is that one negative comment made off the cuff could wound someone to a point of pulling away. It's been my experience that most people don't want to hear what's wrong… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Ten Things To Remember When Critiquing.