Authoring novels and books is definitely an expedition with pitfalls, lessons, and wins all along the way. Here are a few valuable things things that I learned when becoming a professional writer. I hope some of them will help you in your work.
When Rigoli and I started writing together, I’d create cover art. It helped to make the writing—our books—feel real…
Now that you have finished your NaNoWriMo “dirty draft,” what do you do next? Read more…
In my family, we tend to leave positive, creative legacies. The idea of leaving legacies had me thinking about the recent tragedies. I wondered what legacy was passed on to the kids who committed such heinous crimes? And then, I wondered about the legacy being propagated by the media, social, and ourselves? #betterlife #amwriting #creating #imagination #changetheworld
It takes grit. Grit is the stamina you have to summon to keep going. To finish college or finish writing books, it takes effort day in and day out to finish. Books don’t write themselves.
The new year, 2018, stands before each of us like an open book of empty chapters waiting to be filled. What will you write for your life story this year?
Day 7 – Day Seven of the Seven-Day Black and White Photos of My Life – It was a beautiful experience finding such beauty and seeing the images from others in the journey. Alas, it has ended.
Not many, but some people sew still. I never graduated up to using a sewing machine, but when I do get an idea, I will sew the entire thing by hand –usually costumes. #sewing #handmade #art #oneofakind
Black and white photographs are striking and revealing. It is easier to see structures, contours, textures, positions, and shadows undeterred by color. #writing #writingnonfiction #sevendayssevenphotos
Painting is an art form that I came to later in life. It has an ease and serenity to that is soul filling. My 7-Day Black and White photo is one section of the array of brushes I’ve acquired. #art #artist #bard #visualart