Today is the feast day of St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits: a lover and a fighter who gave up his sword and dedicated his life to serving … Continue reading →
Image courtesy Irina D via deviantART.com I’m going to wear a different hat today than I usually do. (You can’t see me, but I’m taking off my writer’s hat—the one with the red-pencil holder and the built-in chocolate and coffee dispensers—and putting on another hat right now.) I’ve just completed a...
In the 12th in a series of posts on 2015 books entered for The Story Prize, Sameer Pandya, author of The Blind Writer (The University of Hawaii Press), appears in his fiction.“I” is such an intimate pronoun. Yes, of course, the use of it in fiction does not signal the instant appearance...
It is often tricky to build a quality blog. Since anyone can start a blog, you need to make yours unique so that it can rise above all the others. Read on to learn some tips about starting and maintaining a successful blog. Make your blog the one that readers come back to. Learn what you can...
I should like very much to thank the Facebook friend whose series of updates as she chortled her way through this book tempted me to buy it. Without that prompt … Continue reading →
Jake is a social worker whose life is slowly coming apart. He councils sex offenders, and the work is more than he can take, especially once a violent and intimidating offender joins the group. Syms's tale is slow to build, but the tension is impressive once one reaches the end. Read the story here...
Freelancer writers, particularly new ones, have a powerful resource to boost their writing skills - online writing blogs. There are hundreds of blogs that offer advice on how to write well while others contain articles on different niches. Read this article to understand how you can benefit form...
Multi-millionaires like Anthony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, and Louise Hay all provide great content for their target markets, of course. But these powerful gurus are also great at repurposing their content to make the most of everything they create. You don't need to be a well-known speaker or writer to...
photo by Jinx! As writers, we tend to focus so much on the words we sometimes forget it’s the white space on the page that makes them visible.   Without that expanse, the words would disappear.  It’s the same thing with life — struggling to write, to get published, can become our only focus, but it...
Blogs are an excellent way to reach out to a wide audience of readers. Blogging is an excellent way for you to reach out to your readers and provide them with life-changing advice. In the following article there are tips for you to increase your knowledge about blog posting so that you can find...