Encouragement, Inspiration, Writing, Writing blogs, Writing groups

How Writing Goals Are The Secret Ingredient…

  to becoming a better writer. Last night I met with my six writing sisters, a creative group of fascinating women who write stories and poems. This was our first meeting of the new year. In 2015, we left behind numerous rejection letters, rewriting queries until all the cows came home, and some awesome writing… Continue reading How Writing Goals Are The Secret Ingredient…

Encouragement, writer routines, Writer's Digest, Writing, writing conferences, Writing groups

Writing Communities

  Hemingway's quote settles the debate over whether people are born writers or if writing can be taught. Whether you're a natural at writing or not, everyone has to work to improve their ability. Three years ago, I participated in the Platform Challenge, given by Robert Lee Brewer, from Writer's Digest who described himself as a poet,… Continue reading Writing Communities

Encouragement, Inspiration, poetry, query letters, Writers, Writing, Writing classes, writing conferences, Writing groups, writing tips

Four Secrets to Poetic Prose-Part 2

  I have to tell you, I want to be a better writer. I have stories to tell the world, and I'm tired of  my seven member critique group being the only ones to read them. They may be tired of them too. For almost six years, I've been writing stories which became an Adult Contemporary and… Continue reading Four Secrets to Poetic Prose-Part 2

Natalie Goldberg, Writer Retreats, Writing, Writing groups

Writer’s Group- The Perks

There are so many perks from belonging to a great writer's group. For the past two and a half years I've been involved in a women's writers group: Women Who Write (WoWW). It was a case of serendipity that I was invited to this group of interesting, passionate, eclectic group of women writer's and poets. Lucky for me… Continue reading Writer’s Group- The Perks