Looking at Alltop, the Writing section which my site is a part of, is sad. I was so pleased and proud to be one of the sites asked to join originally. But, now that is tarnished as Alltop seems to be yet another website which has been sold and left to fall into linkrot.… Read the rest
I don’t know what I’m doing with my sites right now. So don’t ask me.
I have more domains than energy, time, passion and… brains. I’ve got most of them in suspended animation while I decide where I’m going next.
I’ve had an adventure with blogging, more than ten years of it, so it doesn’t seem surprising that something needs to change.… Read the rest
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EXCITING NEWS FOR WRITERS!
From Janet Matthews
Canadian Co-author of
Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul
We need your stories for a brand new Canadian title…
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Christmas in Canada!
101 Stories about the Joy and Wonder of the Holidays, Canadian Style!
I’m very excited to let you, as writers, know about this great opportunity to get published.
50 questions to help you find your passion:
1. What is working well for you in your current life — what do you find fulfilling, meaningful, enjoyable, and important?
I still have my independence, a place to work which I have been re-creating to get rid of clutter. I find those to be enjoyable and important.… Read the rest
Every letter on Dead Advice begins with the same first sentence: “Now that I’m dead, I want to tell you a few things.”
Imagine, for a moment, that you have just died. If you had to look back over the arc of your life as it stands today, what stories would you tell? What lessons would you share, what things might you regret or confess?… Read the rest
I read a sensible post about things you can do while you are unemployed. It was sensible. Probably practical even. But, it did not deal with the issue of keeping your soul alive, your spirits up and your creative energy high while you go through the ups and downs of being unemployed.
Being without a job is bad enough.… Read the rest
Another home business idea for a writer is a tour guide. You can run the business from your home, in your town or city. Research the history and locations and write up the guide which you will use to tell people about the area as you give the tour.
Tourism and travel are things we think about outside of our local area.… Read the rest
People often think art is created in our spare time, something we do as hobby. Writers and artists in books and movies seem to work this way just fine. The facts are different. An artist needs time to work in peace, without distractions. Sometimes the artist has to battle themselves and outside distractions.
Having focus isn’t enough.