Are You Committed to Writing Everyday?

Our guest speaker at the monthly gathering of writers hosted by the Writers Guild of Texas (of which I’m a Board Member),  gave the crowd a number of fabulous ideas geared to helping individuals write every day. Nathan Brown, former writing instructor at the University of Oklahoma and Poet Laureate of Oklahoma, shared a number […]

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Set SMART Writing Goals for 2018

Writers write. If you’ve ever stared the blank page glowing off your laptop screen, I’m sure you’ve heard that before. Stacks of notebooks and legal pads testify to your commitment. Yes, Stephen King, writers write. Writers plan and organize too. You set objectives. You aim for goals. As 2017 draws to a close, what are […]

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So This Happened Last Night…

On a hot Summer evening, a small crowd of faithful writers braved the sweltering July heat and gathered in the Basement at the Richardson Public Library  for the debut of “Separating Your Blog from the Herd“. “Separating Your Blog from the Herd” is a presentation put together by my fellow blogging cohort Kathryn McClatchy and […]

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Inner Banter

The blue-white glow emanating from my laptop screen revealed the empty white computer page staring back at me. “How many words have you written today?”  None.  Head hung low, I cradled my face with my palms, hoping to hide my discouragement from the world unseen. None? Yes. None. Are you deaf? Did you not hear […]

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