I’ve been traveling for the past week, on an “official” writing trip (weird, I know), and it’s made me acutely aware of exactly how much I use my iPad.
This is partially because I have an ENORMOUS laptop, so large that it’s practically a desktop machine. I needed something that could handle multiple PDFs, PowerPoint …
Reason #1: Writing is awesome!!!
Reason #2 (this week’s SPECIFIC reason): Last week, I was in Florida for research on two separate projects. Yes, this counts as work.
I spent one day at the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce talking with scientists, looking at photographs, and touring one of their research sites.
I shared yesterday that I’ve recently started with working with a writing coach, and that I’ve found it incredibly beneficial. Over the next few weeks, I will bring you interviews from a number of different writing coaches.
My goal: to help you, dear readers, understand what a writing coach does. And who knows? Maybe you’ll …
This past November, I gave myself a gift: I started working with a writing coach. It felt like a ridiculous luxury, and I’m still not certain how I convinced myself to leap. Maybe it was reading this article by Kendra Levin, Viking editor and certified life coach. She challenges writers to undertake their own “hero’s …
Last week, I wrote about how some topics appear time and again—and why readers don’t care. So all you bloggers out there don’t have to bother with originality, right? Right?
Photo courtesy of Tambako the Jaguar on Flickr Creative Commons
Maybe the basic topic—character, dialog, marketing, plot—can stand repeat coverage, but you …