Why You Should Join – Or Start – a Local Writers’ Group

Do you belong to a writers’ group? Some authors don’t feel they have much benefit … and I’ll agree that if you’ve got several published books that are selling well, you’re probably rather beyond the local writers’ circle stage of things. If you’re at an earlier...

Have Faith in Yourself and Your Writing

Image from Flickr by Sir_Iwan There are all sorts of qualities that writers have, but one that I don’t see discussed a lot is faith. Faith … … that you do have something worth saying … that you aren’t wasting your time … that someone,...

Ideas #2: How to Choose and Develop a Great Idea

(Image from Flickr by erichhh) This is the second post in a two-part series about ideas. You can find the first part here: How to Come Up With Lots of Great Ideas. Thanks for this post! I don’t have trouble coming up with ideas; it is more about whether the idea is...