Writing Upon Reflection

Does writing upon reflection yield better results than writing on the spot? Do you over think, or become too emotional in that your writing may become biased or overly sentimental? Recently, I visited an old University friend, and its one of those friendships that you can pick up instantly despite not having seen each other … Continue reading Writing Upon Reflection

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Getting Others To Understand Writing Is Not A 9 to 5 Job

I have an elderly neighbor I help out, and each day she asks me if I’ve finished writing my novel, and it’s hard to stay patient with her. There are some things you just don’t ask a writer, ever and that is one such question! In life there are times when you wait for the … Continue reading Getting Others To Understand Writing Is Not A 9 to 5 Job

Why I Choose To Listen to John Cleese

I’ve neglected several of my blogs recently having been caught up in the ongoing drama of the US Presidential Election which has more plots and twists than Dallas, Eastenders, and Dynasty put together. They say a writer should always make time to read, yet while I love to read, often I am too tired when … Continue reading Why I Choose To Listen to John Cleese

Writing For An Audience Or For Creativity And Pleasure?

If you’ve read my other articles on this blog, then you’ll know I fall into the latter category (I derive pleasure from my creativity on most days), but that doesn’t mean I don’t think about my audience or rather readers because I do in terms of format and chapter headings. I joined HubPages a while … Continue reading Writing For An Audience Or For Creativity And Pleasure?