From the perspective of the successful author, no reason is valid for not writing, short of being comatose or having both arms in a cast and my mouth wired shut. But for anyone who would like to hear about my process, here it is. For awhile I was writing five blog posts a week and… Continue reading Why I have not been writing as much
Recently I was on a blogger's site where another blogger posted, in no uncertain terms, that he did not want this blogger to follow him. There was a lot of outrage in the following comments, but then I saw a comment that I thought was very appropriate. It went like this: Wow, (blogger). Sorry (this… Continue reading When they don’t like you
The thought of marketing myself, or my product sends me into a state of sheer anxiety. Look, I'll just put my writing out there and if nobody buys it, fine. Just, please, don't even hint at the fact that I need to promote myself. I think this fear dates back to my teenage attempts at… Continue reading Marketing myself
Does anyone else have this problem? I find myself all over the place when it comes to writing. Today I wrote an article on True Confidence. Day before yesterday I wrote a short story. I seem to be doing anything but editing my novel. Yes, I am still writing, and I suppose that is a… Continue reading More on voice
I am very poor at setting boundaries. Not in every area, but when it comes to my time. There are things I really need to say no to, so that I can say yes to what is important, like my writing, for instance. But I have this tendency to bend, to be flexible, to allow… Continue reading Boundaries? What’s that?