The next time you get a rejection, do not despair. You are in good company. I recently read an article in the New York Times about Charlotte Bronte. The acclaimed author of Jane Eyre not only got many rejections, but she was urged to stop writing. When she sent a sample of her writing to […]
Are You A Writer Looking for Motivation? How ’bout a Conference?
Writers often work alone, in their own worlds #amwriting Click To Tweet They scribble all day long, create events, characters, stories without the benefit of companionship. I’ve blogged before on the loneliness of writing. Indeed, it’s solitary work. Some writers thrive on that quiet alone time. Others need more stimulation. I tend to be in […]
Who or What Pulls Your Strings?
I’m sitting at my computer today, thinking about the world, fearful of the future and wondering who or what pulls your strings. Who and what makes you do what you do? Who motivates you? Having just listened to Meryl Streep’s moving speech at the 2017 Golden Globes, I wondered what went through this great actress’s […]