Tag Archives: Starting out as a writer

Should one even try to become a writer these days?

Yesterday I noticed a link back to this blog from I Dreamed a Dream, a blog apparently written by kids who recently graduated from college and are desperately trying to figure out what’s next for them. There Katherine Shaye discusses … Continue reading

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Blogging as a path to becoming a writer

“Freedom of the press is only available to those who own one.” Back in 2005, the year I turned 50, I decided to become a writer.   I had always known how much I loved reading and writing.   After keeping a … Continue reading

Posted in Believing in yourself as a writer, Blogging, Freedom of the press, Learning how to become a writer, Stress Management for Writers, Stresses of becoming a writer, the need to be heard, The psychological challenges of becoming a writer, Why self-publish?, Writing and authenticity, Writing and self-discovery, Writing and Self-worth | Tagged , | 2 Comments