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?
Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. Since it's summer, and a time to be a little more laid-back, I thought we might have a little word fun. One of my earliest posts for Story Empire was titled “Words – Old and New.” I talked (wrote) about how we’d become more casual in our conversations, … Continue reading Words
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
Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. This post is one I never thought I’d write because it involves an undertaking that I never saw myself doing. Revising published work. “I hate writing, but I love having written.”Dorothy Parker I can’t say I agree with Ms. Parker. I love writing. I also love when the … Continue reading Revising Published Work
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