I’ve drafted an itinerary for hiking the Camino de Santiago in 33 days. That’s 33 days of walking, no rest days factored in. Continue reading
Thinking about preparation for hiking the Camino de Santiago, I suddenly hear Olivia Newton-John’s Let’s Get Physical rolling around in my head. Urgh…I never did like that song. I have only one thing to say to that… Physical shmysical! Continue reading
I love travel, but it’s good to finally be home again and unpack the suitcase!
Here are a few pictures from my trip…
Well, time to get back to reality!
The hard work does not end once a manuscript is written, getting a book published takes commitment, persistence and determination. Being represented by a literary agent might be the path you want to take, but finding the right agent can take time.
You have written a fantastic novel and compiled a list of relevant potential book publishers and literary agents. Now you have to get them interested in taking on your manuscript. It’s time to learn how to write a query letter.
Some of us need writing activities to get us writing. Sometimes a writing prompt will stimulate your creative thoughts. At other times, finding an evocative image can inspire ideas beyond the realm of your own imaginings. An effective visual writing prompt creates questions that need answers, leaves traces of something that must be followed and opens doorways to other worlds.
Whether you are a full-time, part-time or whenever-you-can-time writer, finding the inclination to write and keeping motivated can be immensely difficult. Motivation pulls together your desire for something with your will to achieve that thing. Writers need an equal measure of the desire to write and the determination to make that happen.
Writing is a creative process and every writer works in their own unique way. Today, I take you through my process of creating poetry that resulted in the poem I had published earlier this year.
At some point while writing your novel, you will need to write a synopsis. These can be difficult to write, but by following a few simple steps, you can ensure you get it right first time.
You may have gotten these yourself – a form letter trying to entice you into buying something? But direct mail marketing can be so much more than that, and can be a useful tool for you, your writing, your services, or your business.