The Writing Process

The Writing Process

Writing is about more than just finished work. You don’t start an essay and then magically finish it. In fact, the “writing” started long before you began choosing words, and it will continue on long after, too.

The Writing You Already Do Every Day

The Writing You Already Do Every Day

Tucked inside three layers of folders on my Google Drive in a document I’ve titled “Notes” is the genesis of my “next big writing project.” For the past few weeks, I’ve been tossing in quotes and vignettes. I’ve written some introductory thoughts.

Avoiding Rookie Mistakes

Avoiding Rookie Mistakes

We’ve all made them, the embarrassing rookie mistakes that happen when we are first starting out. They happen to people starting all kinds of new hobbies or careers, including writers. One of my early mistakes was submitting my work to magazines I wasn’t really familiar with.