Category Archive: Writing

Place, Plot or People?


Which is more important when crafting and writing your Novels and Books? Is this the age old question, the writer’s version of ‘chicken and egg’? To me, they hold an almost equal value.… Continue reading

What’s your favorite type of character to write?


Depending on the scene, book/story and where i’m at in the book, that’s my favorite type of character to write.  Sounds like a cop-out, doesn’t it? When I write, the characters become real… Continue reading

Nobel literature juror in RI denies prize biases


>Now this is interesting.  I never would have thought Anti-American bias in the Nobel Prize for Literature.  I used to submit writings to contests but realized there was a bias but could not… Continue reading

Where are all the “Opportunities”?


Hundreds of thousands of people are now hanging out their shingle proclaiming themselves ‘Freelance Writers” these days.  I’ve been a Writer for ten years now.  I’ve accomplished quite a bit in a number… Continue reading

Advertising and Marketing Yourself and Your Business


I remember way back as an undergraduate when I was picking a Major.  I thought about taking some business classes, advertising and marketing but realized I wasn’t really that interested.  It all looked… Continue reading

Nebraska-Born Authors that Hit the Big Time with Bestsellers


>Great article, as I lived in Nebraska for five years. by: Meagan Morris, Yahoo contributors network: The Imperial, Neb.-based Burpo family wasn’t expecting so much attention when father Todd Burpo wrote and published a… Continue reading

Nothing new under the sun


Seattle had some sunny days recently, which got me to thinking, “what will be new to discover?” Personally, i’ve discovered i’m horrible at grammar, punctuation and word meanings, apparently.  Only a few people that… Continue reading

On Writing: My Version


Since 2001, Writing has become my hobby, a way to earn a few bucks here and there.  I’ve written in a few areas, health, fitness and real estate mostly.  I enjoy the research… Continue reading

Please Give to ShelterBoxUS and Track your Box to Japan!


> I’ve decided to ask people to give to ShelterBox. The People ofJapan have suffered not one, but four disasters: earthquake, tsunami, volcano and now nuclear fallout.  Hopefully nothing else happens so they can get back on… Continue reading

“Considered Not Selected”


I had been watching and waiting for a month on a Senior Writer position with one of the Universities here in the Seattle Metroplex.  Finally, today, There is a message on my profile… Continue reading