Authors Share 13 Ways To Rid Writer’s Block…

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Overcoming writer’s block isn’t always easy, but it helps to keep a pen and paper at the ready for when inspiration strikes. Unknown Many complain of experiencing writer’s block. It refers that time when writers attempt to write and nothing comes. Some complain that it last days, weeks, months. Others say it may even last years. The question came up… Continue reading Authors Share 13 Ways To Rid Writer’s Block…

15 Things To Do By Yourself…

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Spending time alone is one of my absolute pleasures. I’m sure I’m not alone. You may also like to do that as well.  A few years ago I shared that I had some planning to do and decided on a whim to jump into my car and drive to the beach. A few hours later, I had mapped out plans for… Continue reading 15 Things To Do By Yourself…

Writing Retreat. Alone Or With A Group?

As a writer you have to have the three D’s: drive, discipline and desire. If you’re missing any one of those three, you can have all the talent in the world, but it’s going to be really hard to get anything done. Nora Roberts An author at a Writers forum asked the question whether to attend a writing retreat alone or with a group. Intrigued … Continue reading Writing Retreat. Alone Or With A Group?

Writers Writing Place. Indoors Or Out? 17 Confess…

Write. Just Write.  “Are you most comfortable when you write at home in private or out at a local coffee shop?“ That was the question asked in a public writers’ forum. Curious, I dived in to hear what other writers had to say. Here I share response from writers who feverishly chimed in. I write anywhere as long as the place is quiet and/or nature … Continue reading Writers Writing Place. Indoors Or Out? 17 Confess…

Writer To Entrepreneur: Top 11 Steps To Success…

You can make anything by writing.”–C.S. Lewis Developing your writing craft is not easy. As authors we stick to it because it’s our passion. The zeal with which we are connected is likened to a web but one in which we wish not to escape. Many are the traditional thinking that authors hardly make money, let alone survive while working on their craft. But what … Continue reading Writer To Entrepreneur: Top 11 Steps To Success…

Why Writers Write…10 Reasons

I write because there’s something in me that needs to come out.  I am at peace when I write. Writers write for many different reasons. Some personal, experiential, or environmental. Christine Caldalzo created a pictogram of 10 reasons writers write. Here I share 10: 10 Reasons Writers Write They love to write To express their thoughts To communicate To share experiences To tell about events To … Continue reading Why Writers Write…10 Reasons

Finding Purpose On The Hill…

Reflections On the Hill. Years ago I did my research and published Book On Success Strategies of Leaders to help those rising stars find their way. Since then I became involved in the Institute of Caribbean Studies work in Washington DC. I have been on Capitol Hill, the White House, Senate and serve as Judge for the Ignite Caribbean 30 Under 30 Award. All this because I … Continue reading Finding Purpose On The Hill…

The Biggest Challenge Writers Face….

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ― Maya Angelou A public writers forum asked the question “what is the single biggest challenge you as a writer face?” Here I share responses as writers chimed in: Writing everyday Marketing Not enough erasers Find an agent A full-time job that isn’t Learning all the required skills – writing, editing, cover art, publishing, marketing, … Continue reading The Biggest Challenge Writers Face….

Books: Readers Share Their Top Getaway Reads…

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~Ursula K. Le Guin We have all had our favorite books that we have read from a young age. Some have left an impact on our lives. On a  B&N public forum, a reader asked “What Book has stayed with you long after you’ve read it?” Fellow readers poured in with responses. Here I … Continue reading Books: Readers Share Their Top Getaway Reads…