On Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life That Lasts

“A genial marriage of practice and theory. For writers new and seasoned. This book is a winner.”

—Philip Gulley, Bestselling Author of Front Porch Tales and The Harmony series

“… this title’s strong point is helping a writer build a sustainable writing life amidst life’s many responsibilities and competing dreams.”

Huffington Post

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AVAILABLE: Currently available from Amazon in paperback and Kindle, from Barnes & Noble in Paperback and Kindle, and in bulk wholesale from Ingrams

AUTHORS: Ann Kroeker and Charity Singleton Craig

PUBLISHERT.S. Poetry Press . . . Masters of Fine Living Series

SYNOPSISOn Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life That Lasts explores the question: is your writing life all it can be? Let this book act as your personal writing coach, to explore the writing life you already have and the writing life you wish for, and close the gap between the two. Gain insights through helpful stories from the authors’ established writing careers. Explore twelve simple (but vital) habits—through journaling, writing prompts, bonus activities, and discussion questions—that will help you build a more sustainable and satisfying writing life.

AUTHOR BIOS:

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Charity Singleton Craig graduated from Taylor University as a Mass Communications Major with an emphasis in print media. After a brief stint in newspaper journalism, Charity worked in several other industries throughout the years, all while attempting to live the writing life. Recently, she became a full-time freelance writer and editor, serving as a content and copy editor for The High Calling, a contributing writer for Tweetspeak Poetry, and a staff writer for Curator Magazine. She also serves several clients with their corporate communication needs. READ MORE

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Ann Kroeker graduated from Indiana University as an English Major with a creative writing emphasis. She launched her freelance writing career as a young adult and has been working for over two decades as a writer, editor, and most recently as a writing coach. Author of two books and editor for both Tweetspeak Poetry and The High Calling, Ann is a sought-after resource for editorial guidance. She continues to explore new writing opportunities, speak in a range of venues, maintain connections in the publishing world, and work with writers to help them take the next step in their writing careers. READ MORE

DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES:

VIDEO INTRODUCTIONS TO EACH CHAPTER – ESPECIALLY FOR GROUPS:

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:

“On Being a Writer is that rare guide to writing that is both practical and inspiriting. Ann Kroeker and Charity Singleton Craig show—wisely and winsomely—how the habits of writing are inextricably connected to the habits of being.”—Karen Swallow Prior, author of Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me and Fierce Convictions—The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

“Ann and Charity bring a terrific mix of professionalism, wisdom, and FUN to the writing life! You could use their insights in this book to help you individually or in a group setting. You could use this book to run your own writing workshop. Keep a copy next to your keyboard (or pen), and make writing a seamless part of your living.”—Monica Sharman, from an Amazon Review

“Opening the pages of this book feels a bit like sitting in the office of your favorite college professor, donning his tweed jacket with elbow patches. Knowing. Approachable. Craig and Kroeker weave threads of sage advice for the writer who is longing to truly live a writer’s life.”—Elizabeth Marshall, from an Amazon Review

TOPICS FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING OR WORKSHOPS:

  • Developing Habits for a Writing Life that Lasts
  • Shaping our Identities as Writers
  • The Submission Process

CONTACT AUTHORS TO SCHEDULE BOOK SIGNING, READING, WORKSHOPS, OR SPEAKING:

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IMAGES FOR PINNING, SHARING, and DOWNLOADING:

Again and again - Charity and Ann (1)
I become one of those people - Ann
I choose to be a writer - Ann
Finding the thing -Charity
the struggle and the difficulty - Charity
we are compelled to start - Charity

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