On Becoming An Author. 7 Steps To Success…

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. Anais Nin Becoming a published Author involves nothing but interest and writing. Connect with an agent if you wish to go the traditional route. Interested in being self-published? Here are 7 basic steps to to get you going. Write. Write. Write. If you don’t write you have nothing to publish Invest in an … Continue reading On Becoming An Author. 7 Steps To Success…

The Writing Process…

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Writing is usually done in a private space… as in a cave all by ourselves. We tell no one unless we choose to share with those close. Oft it can even be top secret or shouted from the mountain top as happens when some celebrities write. It’s entirely up to you. It’s Your Prerogative Writers commit a month, a year,… Continue reading The Writing Process…

What Could Go Wrong…

If you’re just thinking of the bad stuff, you’ll never see the good stuff. Little Xavier was playing rough with his older brother. After many screams and shouts about being hurt to his brother, his mom rushed in. Then he sheepishly said that he was just playing. His mom scolded him stressing about the things that could go wrong…broken limbs, dislocated bones, bruises and more. … Continue reading What Could Go Wrong…

Why Do You Do What You Do?

What’s your reason for doing what you do? Is it for pleasure, commitment, learning or other? Sadly Many don’t have a clue. one of the most common pertain to those who go to work daily and before they know it, years passed and they’re still doing the same thing. Guilty as Charged I too am guilty of going through the motions. For example, I started … Continue reading Why Do You Do What You Do?

Writers Escape. The She-Shed Inspiration …

Writers desired escape seems far fetched. The longing to get away to a quiet place to write. It seems the more the writer seeks the faster it disappears. Yes that quiet space to retreat. HGTV’s 16 She Shed ideas provides the perfect solace. Here I share my favorite two. Ohhh the dream to steal away to write, just write in an ideal writer’s space. Take … Continue reading Writers Escape. The She-Shed Inspiration …

South Florida Writers Of Color Literary Magazine, 2nd Edition…

You can. You should and if you are brave enough to start, you will. Writing is magic as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free so drink. Drink and be filled.  ~Stephen King   The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. ~Dylan Thomas The Ralph Hogges and Benjamin Cowins, South … Continue reading South Florida Writers Of Color Literary Magazine, 2nd Edition…

Work. Work. Work. Social And Remote Changes To Reopen…

Society has changed since the Pandemic and so has work. With the world-wind of changes as society continues to evolve, many are left struggling to catch-up. So How Do You Survive? So how do you survive? Here are a few ways that SHRM encouraged organizations to update and/or create policies that address the new norm at work. If and how the organization will conduct temperature … Continue reading Work. Work. Work. Social And Remote Changes To Reopen…

The Beauty. The Ease To Write…

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I miss you. Your tender love. Your Warmth relax. Your strokes caress With you everything is okay. My joy complete My stress eased. My space breathe. My words flow. Indeed …you take my breath away. You are My love. My joy. My peace. That’s the reason I WRITE To tell my story To Release To encourage To motivate To captivate… Continue reading The Beauty. The Ease To Write…

Book Festival Panel Lead: How To Make The Leap From Writer To Entrepreneur …

Humbled to lead Panel Discussion on How To Make The Leap From Writer To Entrepreneur at the South Florida Writers Group Book Festival and Writers Conference February 22-23. Panelists, Dr. Susan Davis, Dr Thea White and Susie Ingram will discuss the writing craft and How to Make the Leap from Writer to Entrepreneur. Admission is FREE. See you there. Continue reading Book Festival Panel Lead: How To Make The Leap From Writer To Entrepreneur …

Writing Woes. Writers Share 21…

Time. Overthinking. Distractions. Those were some of the thoughts from writers as they reflected on the issues encountered when they want to write. Here I share 21 as writers chimed in response to the forum question: What do you struggle with the most when writing? 1.Time 2.Starting 3.Grammar 4.Self-doubt 5.Ideas 6.Focus on one topic / idea at a time 7.Setting 8,Remaining focused 9,Getting paid 10. … Continue reading Writing Woes. Writers Share 21…

If You Could Read Only One Author For The Rest Of Your Life, Who Would It Be? 18 Writers Share…

Read. Write. Read. There’s no writing without reading. Some thought it difficult to select but here I share as Writers chimed in to Penguin Publishers’ public forum question: If you could read only one author for the rest of your life, who would it be? Stephen King Don DeLillo J. K. Rowling Jane Austen Agatha Christie Margate Atwood William Shakespeare J.R.R. Tolkien Virginia Woolf Toni … Continue reading If You Could Read Only One Author For The Rest Of Your Life, Who Would It Be? 18 Writers Share…