Hi SEers. John with you today. I had a sudden awakening before writing this post, and it made me feel somewhat uncomfortable. I think I can describe it but bear with me. To try, I will give you a hypothetical entry in my diary. (I really don't have a diary, but it makes it a little … Continue reading Why Am I Avoiding Working on My WIP?
Hi SEers. John here with you again. I hope you all had a great weekend and are looking forward to the week. Okay, I know that sounded a little bit desperate but having a post responsibility on a Monday is a little like doing stand-up comedy at an 8:00 AM session of a funeral … Continue reading Writing Motivation Killers Are Out There – Let’s Discuss Three of Them
Hi, SEers John with you again. My last post opened a discussion of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs related to our writing job. If you missed the post, HERE it is again. This time I hope to have a little discussion of each of the pieces of the Pyramid so that an idea may be generated on … Continue reading A Little More About the Hierarchy of Needs
Hi SEers, John with you again. Today I would like to discuss how your needs could affect your writing. To do this effectively, I’m going to pop back to my training in organizational behavior. Wait, don’t run from the room just yet. This is not meant to be a lecture but some food for thought … Continue reading Let’s Talk a Little About the Hierarchy of Needs
Hi SEers, John with you again. Happy Arbor Day. Hug a tree or better yet, plant one. The last two times I have been exploring the idea of sensibilities in books as it relates to race, religion, gender, gender preference, sexual orientation, age, and nationality. The first post raised the issue. The second asked … Continue reading A quick Look at Books that Have been Challenged or Banned