Hi, SE Readers. In the course of your writing journey, many of you have probably had someone say to you, “Write what you know.” You may have heard, “Write what you don’t know.” The latter designed to encourage writers to conduct research and broaden their knowledge. But have you ever had someone say, “You can … Continue reading Write What You Want
Hi SE Readers! Joan here today to talk about the dreaded “writer’s block.” Okay, some writers say it doesn’t exist. Others will swear it does. I’m not here to debate the issue, although of late, I tend to believe writer’s block is often an excuse to procrastinate. At least that’s the case for me. However, … Continue reading When You Hit a Brick Wall
Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 Happy Wednesday. Today, due to popular demand, I'd like to outline an easy way to format your books for ebook publishing. In the past, you had to know HTML to do any serious editing on your converted book, and using Word meant deleting lots of extra coding that did you … Continue reading Abracadabra: Transforming Your Book
Hello, SE Readers! Hope all is well in your world this Monday. My post today is short and sweet, but I think it’s something most of us can relate to. Summer doesn’t officially arrive until later this month but believe me when I say it’s summer here in Texas. Ninety-degree daytime highs moved in a … Continue reading Summer and Writing
Hello SE Readers! Or should I say hello creatives? That’s right; whether you’re an artist, a musician, or a writer, you are creative. You create pictures, music, words. And really, a writer paints pictures with his or her words. But there are a number of things that can hinder our creativity. Time. Distractions. Technology problems. … Continue reading What Hinders Your Creativity?