Update on My Novel

To my dear readers who have followed my story...thank you for your incredible patience. It would almost make a story of its own for me to document my writing journey these past months. I finally decided that at the end of the year I will put my novel aside. In other words, it must be… Continue reading Update on My Novel

Getting Past the Fear

Last night, at 4:00 a.m. I finally pressed 'Send' and submitted my first ten pages to the Oregon Christian Writes Manuscript Submission program. For $5.00 you can have an editor or agent look at your first ten pages when you attend the conference. They may or may not want to meet with you and possibly… Continue reading Getting Past the Fear

Will your voice sink or swim?

OK, enough about me and my journey. Time to get back to what I love to write about. I love sharing my discoveries about writing with my readers. I am excited because I just read an article in the September 2013 issue of Writer's Digest that has been particularly insightful for me on the subject… Continue reading Will your voice sink or swim?

Finally – Something helpful about finding your voice

Thank you Jeff Goins! In his article, What You Write About Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think, he writes "Most writers are concerned with the wrong thing. They have a simple, misguided belief that holds them back from creating....They mistakenly believe that what they write about is more important than how they write." Naturally this… Continue reading Finally – Something helpful about finding your voice