Focus Fridays…juggling responsibilities

“It’s not about ‘having time’. It’s about making time.” – Unknown For many of you writers, writing may not be your full time career. You probably have a regular job, some of you are advancing education, others have children or even aged parents to care for. So the question arises, how do you create a balance? […]

Moonlight Mondays(Interview #16)

Aidan Mc Nally is from a little fishing village on the east coast of Ireland. Loughshinny to be precise and it is located in the rural country side of county Dublin. The influence of the sea has lead Aidan to be a keen fisherman commercially and he has a huge respect for the sea in […]

Moonlight Mondays(Interview #15)

Bill Greenwood I’m an equipment salesman who lives in Red Deer, Alberta with my wife Jane.  I started writing back when I was a kid, and won a national essay contest when I was in junior high school. Years later, I parlayed my prolific “letters to the editor” talents into a freelance column that was published […]

Focus Fridays… dealing with writer’s block

“Nothing will work unless you do”- Maya Angelou Hey #writingcommmunity, do you ever get writer’s block? And if so, how do you deal with it? That was the question I posted on Twitter a couple of days ago and received some great tips and ideas. (Thank you Twitter #writingcommmunity!) First of all, what is ‘writer’s […]

Focus Fridays… getting started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started”- Mark Twain As discussed last week, for writers, daydreaming is part the job. Spending time in your thoughts comes with the territory. But how do you start putting ‘pen to paper’? One great way to start is by scheduling. Why is it important? This is the initial […]