5 Ways to Face Down Rejection

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.” Sylvester Stallone I don’t have any statistics on creative writing rejections. I do know that many best-selling authors often boast of how many rejections they received before they got their first work published. And… Continue reading 5 Ways to Face Down Rejection

Writing Funny

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs, jolted by every pebble in the road. Henry Ward Beecher I love to read funny books and blogs they can be serious too but with little elements of everyday humor they are more like life. Marion Keyes is one author who comes… Continue reading Writing Funny

“Books must be written, not talked”

In a longish life as a professional writer, I have heard a thousand masterpieces talked out over bars, restaurant tables and love seats. I have never seen one of them in print. Books must be written, not talked. Morris L. West Writing tip Many professional writers firmly believe that you should keep your work in… Continue reading “Books must be written, not talked”