Editing is Not an Option: My Six Tools

Editing. Proofreading. Then editing and proofreading again - and yet again. This is the hard work of writing for publication. If you aren't editing your work, you are journaling. Or worse, you are going to self-publish a piece of writing that is not your very best work. No matter who publishes your work, it is …

New! Motivational Mondays Writing Challenge

Every Monday in May, I will share an original writing prompt with you.  There is something funny about writing prompts, especially when you commit to a challenge.  You are either inspired by them to write the prompt, or, to avoid writing the prompt, you start writing something completely different.  We writers can be an independent …

Cleaning up

Taking out the trash - Tightening the writing Every Wednesday, I take the trash down the hill to the big can by the main road to be picked up Thursday morning. During the week, we store the trash in metal cans in the garage to keep black bear and other critters from being tempted to …