#WritingWisdom #6: Battling Writer’s Block

Today, I'm experiencing profound get-the-words-out gratitude for blogger Madeline Bartson. Try her block-busting tricks to get your literary mojo flowing. https://wp.me/p97v69-gf First published as '25 Hacks for Instsntly Finding the Motivation to Write, Even When You Don't Feel Like It' on the Caffeine & Writing Dreams blog.

#WritingWisdom #5: Craft reading for your bookshelf

This week's edition of #WritingWisdom offers a review of craft tips from master authors. Peruse suggestions on this list of 'Five Writing Books that I Can’t Let Go of' by writer and writing coach Artemis Savory. https://wp.me/p8KHQ3-ap The Artist's Way and Writing Down the Bones are old favorites of mine, but I clearly have more … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #5: Craft reading for your bookshelf

#WritingWisdom #4: ‘Finding Your Place in the Writing Community’

Issue #4 of #WritingWisdom features Becca Crocket's tips on how to connect with fellow authors. https://wp.me/p3x7IW-4Sl Via Writer's Rumpus on WordPress.

#WritingWisdom #3: To Record or Not To Record?

Issue 3 of #WritingWisdom features Matthew Kessel's craft essay 'For the Record.' Kassel interviews writers about using recording equipment when conducting research interviews. https://www.cjr.org/analysis/journalists-tape-recorders.php Originally published in the Columbia Journalism Review.

#WritingWisdom #2: Favorite Nonfiction

My weekly #WritingWisdom series features writing tips, publication and contest leads, author networking, and other writerly concerns. Issue #2 features nonfiction reading recommendations from Stephanie at Adventures of a Bibliophile. https://wp.me/p5xJSp-8R9

#WritingWisdom #1: Books of the Year 2018: Nonfiction

To help support other authors in the writing community, I'll be posting weekly #WritingWisdom in the form of craft tips, contests and publication opportunities, suggested readings, and other writerly resources. Creative nonfiction is one of my specialties, so I'm inaugurating this series with a list of Books of the Year 2018: Nonfiction. Courtesy of blogger … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #1: Books of the Year 2018: Nonfiction

Recent Writings

I've been on hiatus from blogging to draft, revise, and submit creative works for publication. 2018 was an incredible success with three essays and two poems printed in literary journals. 2019 is shaping up to be even better with another essay published last month and two more on the way. Check out my recent publications … Continue reading Recent Writings