5 Ways to Create Balance Between Your Writing Life and the Rest of Your Life

In the last issue of my newsletter, I included a post on achieving balance between your writing life and the crush of holiday festivities and responsibilities. But what about other times? Don’t writers need balance in their lives during the rest of the year? The answer is YES! The larger question, however, may lie deep in […]

How to Be True to Both the Living and the Dead in Memoir by Guest David W. Berner

Today my guest is David W. Berner, author of Any Road Will Take You There: A Journey of Fathers and Sons, recipient of a Book of the Year Award from the Chicago Writers Association. As part of his WOW! Women on Writing blog tour, David shares his thoughts on how to be true to both the living and […]

5 People and 2 Sites You Should Follow

Writers and bloggers need resources to aid in getting their ideas into context attractive to their followers. In order to find these resources, we could spend hours surfing the Internet to find those people most helpful to our brand, blog, or book. The following five individuals and two sites are resources I follow consistently. I […]

Why Taking a Break from Writing Is a Good Thing

It is time.Time for a break. A break from writing, researching, working. I told myself no at first, but then I took stock and pondered the calendar. Yes, I feel the need for a break. Everyone else is returning to school after summer vacation or back to work after the recent three-day weekend. I’m reminded […]

Upcoming Guest Posts, Interviews & Book Reviews

On Tuesday, August 26th, I will post my review of Kathy Pooler‘s recently published Memoir, Ever Faithful to His Lead: My Journey Away from Emotional Abuse. Kathy has told her story with integrity and holds out hope as a gift to those suffering through abusive relationships. On Thursday, August 28th, my review of Lorraine Ash’s memoir Self and […]

Tips for Juggling Multiple Writing Projects

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel the need to switch off working on my memoir project. Currently, I am completing a second draft of my memoir. However, despite nearing the end, there are times when I feel like I’ve lost my focus or have grown tired of this project. Many writers and writing instructors […]