Workout Wednesday! 6.26.2019

Getting Published in 3 "Easy" Steps No matter why we write, we strive for the validation that someone else likes the words we write enough to print them in a publication read by some number of people, all of whom we do not know.  Writers like us know this is difficult, but we still dream …

3 Steps to Writing your Best First Draft

Building your Writing Practice - Workout Wednesday Step 1. Get your first draft down. Just sit down and type until you think you are done.  Take a deep breath, maybe a sip of coffee or tea – or gin.  Then write more.  Don’t go back to what you already wrote.  Keep writing.  Don’t think about …

Writing? In the Summer?

Building Your Writing Practice - Workout Wednesday The tyranny of the urgent often seems to be a guiding force in my life.  Especially in summer, there is always something pressing that needs doing right now:  watering the wilting flower baskets, picking up prescriptions in town, pick up at the CSA, going to Farmers Market, mowing …