How Do I Learn to Write?

Welcome to The Wednesday Writer edition of my blog. I’ll attempt to answer some of the questions readers ask about the writing process in general and writing for publication, specifically.  I might own a pair of scissors, and I might like to snip away at things,...

Why I Write

Welcome to Writer Wednesday.   One of the basic questions professionals like to ask newbies is this: So, why do you write? The answers are as unique as the folks replying. But, here are three of the most common reasons. I write because I want to be rich. Nobody...

So, You Want to be a Writer

Welcome to a new column featured on my blog. The Wednesday Writer answers some of the questions readers ask about the writing process in general and writing for publication, specifically.    The first time I walked into a bookstore to buy a Writers’ Market,...

Another Monday Morning

My mother is famous for reminding those of us who have day jobs that Monday is “a day the Lord has made” and we should rejoice and be glad in it. Last Monday, it was extra hard to remember. That day started like every Monday. A little bleary. Slightly...