Representing Bisexuality in Fiction

September 19-26 is Bisexual Pride Week or #BiWeek 2016 Disclaimer: This post might seem to come out of left field, but it is both relevant and important to anyone who writes fiction, or aspires to write fiction. It's also relevant and important to anyone who happens to identify as bi or…

Beating Writer’s Block: On Changing It Up!

An issue that is ALWAYS floating around writing groups is how to defeat writer's block. As long as there are writers, there will always be reasons for writers to struggle with actually doing the work. That's one thing that many writers forget when talking about issues which keep them from writing. There…

The Writing Your Memoir eBook is Now Available!

It's Here, It's Here! I'm in several writing groups online, and it happens time and time again. You want to write a memoir, but you're struggling. It's easy to come up with memories and things that are funny or interesting, but how do you string them all together? How do…

Writing Your Memoir – an eBook Resource

Writing Your Memoir Many of us have thought about sharing our story, but struggle with the execution. Who would want to read about me? What is worth reading about? It's time to kick those doubts to the curb, and start writing! If you enjoyed the Memoir Writing post series here…

5 Reasons to Fall Back in Love With Writing

Don't Like Writing? Don't Worry. Knowing You Have a Problem is the First Step If you're like many business owners, or humans in general, writing doesn't fall high on your list of priorities. You want your website to have a blog, you want your social media accounts to have content,…

Writing a Memoir: Lesson Three – Audience

Determine Your Audience We have talked briefly about how important it is to decide on memoir content and purpose, but you cannot escape the need to define your target audience. Every piece of writing from the ad on the bus stop bench to the poetry of e. e. cummings has an intended…

Writing a Memoir: Lesson One – Content

You have experienced decades worth of memories, stories, and events of your life to this point. The first step towards completing this almost impossible editing task can be accomplished during the pre-writing phase instead, you can save yourself work in the long run. There are five necessary elements that will help you to narrow…