Unless you plan on self-publishing, getting published means that you have to submit your writing to someone, somewhere.
I’ve learned to care less about people’s opinions of my book choices and to expand my reading world.
The madness of the first half of the year has led to the perfect opportunity for writing this fall.
This past month, I found myself revisiting one of my lifelong pleasures more than usual – reading. I’ve always loved reading, but the older I’ve gotten, the less time I’ve dedicated to it.
I am at my happiest when I’m writing, and I am looking to incorporate even more writing into my life in the coming months.
In this post, I discuss setting three goals including 1) Continuing to create content for the organizations I work with now, 2) Identifying more blog-writing opportunities to help expand my portfolio, and 3) Developing a plan for maximizing the potential of Paper Crow Blog.
Recently, I created a post (which you can read here) that readers could comment on and leave suggestions for books they recommend. I wanted to compile that list for both myself and for others in case any of you are seeking new titles to read. As I mentioned in the post, I often fall intoContinue reading “Collaborative Book List (Readers Can Still Add Suggestions!)”
One of the things I have been working on this year is recognizing and celebrating all the successes I have had in my writing, no matter how small they might seem. I know many of us writers like to be very critical of ourselves when we reflect on the amount of time we spend onContinue reading “Getting Past “Zero” Days”
Until recently, I believed in the concept of writer’s block. Since I was young, I had heard people mention the artistic frustration writers get when they cannot find inspiration for their work and are subsequently unable to write. Writer’s block is represented in a scene in Big Fish where Steve Buscemi’s character, the poet NortherContinue reading “Why I No Longer Believe in Writer’s Block”
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