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While attending a recent writers conference I overheard a woman say “That author's ego is really out of control.” The catty remark was aimed at an author who did seem pretty full of himself. But it got me to wondering: Is there room for humbleness when it comes to writing?
The dictionary definition of “humble” is “Not proud or haughty, not arrogant or assertive; offered in the spirit of…Continue
Posted on April 15, 2011 at 1:00pm
Would I? I have thought of this question many times as I push forward. I think it’s good to stop and evaluate once in awhile. Am I on the right track? Could I have avoided the pitfalls? Can I learn from my mistakes? Here’s what I came up with:
I wish I’d started earlier. I wrote every chance I could, in secret as a child. My mother thought it was a waste of time when I could be…
Posted on March 15, 2011 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments
I'm very adamant on the Internet and elsewhere that I don't believe in the notorious “writers block.” Most former journalists and newspaper people will agree with me. We couldn't couldn't look up at the editor in despair and whine, “I don't know, sir. The words just aren't coming to me right now.” That doesn't fly when there are column inches to fill and lay-out people impatiently tapping their…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2011 at 12:30pm
I realized the other day that I was taking many of the skills I used as a secretary for an undercover narc team and incorporating them into my writing career.
I'm not taking about discipline or keeping a filing system where I can find things, never my strong suit in the office. I was the type of worker who looked at the big picture and saw opportunity to go beyond my job description. I was…Continue
Posted on January 15, 2011 at 12:30pm
Posted on December 30, 2010 at 10:00am