Happy Monday, SE Readers. Joan here. Today’s post will be short and sweet because I’ve been laboring (pun intended) over a manuscript. And here in the United States, we are celebrating a holiday—Labor Day. Always celebrated on the first Monday of September, for many the holiday is the unofficial end of summer. Kids will go … Continue reading Labor Day
Hi, SE Readers, Joan here today. I love music (and of course writing), so today's post is about how music can inspire stories and invoke memories. So without further ado... Music has always been a big part of my life. From my earliest recollections, there was always music in our home. My mother told me … Continue reading Music and Writing
Happy Monday, SE Readers. Joan here today. This post is directed more toward beginning writers, although many of us can relate to the subject matter. If you read Craig’s post last week, he shared a bit about how he came to be a writer later in life. Like him, I waited a long time to … Continue reading What’s Stopping You?
Hello, SE Readers. Joan here. It's Friday which means its time for the Story Empire Authors to share some of their favorite articles found in and around the web that relate to the craft of writing. And if you haven't read them yet, check out the second of Harmony's posts on Commas and How to … Continue reading Curated Content For Writers – July 7
Hello, Story Empire Readers. Joan here today. For those who live in the United States, I hope you had a fun-filled July 4th celebration. Today, I’m going to talk about continuing education. Doesn’t exactly sound like fun, but bear with me. My daytime job is in the field of healthcare. Nurses, physicians, lab techs, even … Continue reading Read Your Way to Better Writing