Working in the Writing Community

The movement of Self Publishing has many critics. Most say it is too easy for bad writing to get published.  Some say there is a plagiarism issue. Many struggle to gain traction, a wide readership for their works. Amazon and other platforms are working to address the plagiarism issues. Since Harlow Hunter and I publish … Continue reading Working in the Writing Community

Running to Write

This has been my inspiration the last couple of days. I found myself walking on the treadmill yesterday. Today I went outside and walked. Running is not too far in the future. On my walk on the treadmill I played music on my phone. Today it was nothing. No phone. No music of any kind. … Continue reading Running to Write

Editing Assistance

One of the Twitter accounts I follow suggested ProWritingAid as a tool for editing and polishing your writing. After checking out the free version and really liking how it worked I went ahead and downloaded the 14 day trial of the professional version. At the end of the 14 days they have different payment plans. … Continue reading Editing Assistance

Varied Interests

As I sit here watching the All Star Game with my friends I think about some advice from a Self Publishing Twitter Account I follow. Don't talk about yourself on your blog and make sure your post all have the same theme. Thinking back, rereading, I ponder this advice. My use of my own experiences … Continue reading Varied Interests

Building the Foundation

After a cursory review of our book the *Bear and Hunter* Series by a screener/editor on a review site and by a friend of mine who works as an editor, my co-author and I took another look at the manuscript. With fresh eyes we both saw some glaring issues--especially with book one. Book one being … Continue reading Building the Foundation

Making Time for Self Care

I wrote a blog post a while back about good habits of self care. Sadly I have failed to keep up with these routines. Why is it so hard to do what is good for you? One knows what makes them feel their best. Sometimes what makes them feel best takes effort and time to … Continue reading Making Time for Self Care

Working a Full Time Job and Writing

In a perfect world our self published book (Harlow Hunter my co-author and I) would make a million dollars--hell even a couple of thousand would be nice--and we neither one would have to work at anything else other than writing. In reality our book which was first published in September of 2017, A Chance Meeting, … Continue reading Working a Full Time Job and Writing