In 2012, I became a subscriber to many wonderful bloggers in the writing world. From the stunning Authoress at Miss Snark's First Victim to Adam Heine at Author's Echo to the wide world of Writer's Digest. It was my 'goal' to find and fall in love with an agent (although I've yet to blessed by… Continue reading On-line Critiquing Opportunities – Why I Participate
I had the distinct honour of watching a painter start a painting. From placing her canvas onto an easel and staring at the white space to the pulling out of the image. I took notes. I asked her questions as she created. She moved like a dancer whose dance floor was the canvas, whose audience… Continue reading When The Writing Becomes Physical
What is at your writing core? And by your writing core, I mean the main message or goal or theme in your writing. No matter what you write, this central piece shines through in your work. This one is easy for me. What exists at my writing core, like the sun in my writing soul's… Continue reading What Is At Your Writing Core?
My favourite quote EVER about the 'need' to be a writer: "Go into yourself. Search for the reason that bids you write; find out whether it is spreading out its roots in the deepest places of your heart, acknowledge to yourself whether you would have to die if it were denied you write. This above… Continue reading Must I write?