Category Archives: Stresses of authorship

Why blogging is important to writers!

I know I have been derelict in maintaining this blog.  Sorry! But I did want to connect you with my latest post: What six years of blogging has done for me…

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Caution to all of you who want to say what you think…

When accused in a book review of being a “Debbie Downer” for reviewing the research and stating the facts about boomer reality, how could I not respond?

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Two important articles about the future of writing

The New York Times ran two important articles yesterday which ALL writers need to read: The Slow Death of the American Author by Scott Turow, and, on the future of writing for the Internet: Sponsors Now Pay for Online Articles, … Continue reading

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How bloggers can change the world!

So pleased to learn today of how the blogger Alexandria Goddard called much needed attention to a crime in Steubbenville, Ohio, making certain that proper charges were brought against the young men guilty of raping a 16 young old unconscious … Continue reading

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Is it time for you to clear out the archaic furniture?

“The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out.  Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly … Continue reading

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New Writers’ Disease Discovered

As it turns out, I am not alone in the postpartum depression I suffered after getting my book out last month.  I got so annoying my husband finally told me he didn’t want to hear about my sales figures for … Continue reading

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