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Everyone wants to be heard. We all want our points understood; our ideas to matter and our feelings considered. And when we are not heard, we can feel frustrated and insignificant. If we feel ignored enough times we begin to question the importance of our own points and ideas, which can eventually damage our feelings of self-worth.
We live in loud society. The various outlets of social media remind us that there is always someone with something to say. And all the…
Posted on April 25, 2013 at 2:01pm
The publishing industry is changing. Literary agents, publishing houses and especially writers are being affected by these changes. Writers are no longer subjugated to the capriciousness of the publishing industry's ever-changing tastes. With the development of social media, we now have the autonomy to write and publish our own work and then allow readers to decide if our work has value. These changes have enabled previously unknown writers and their work to find an audience. …
Posted on March 7, 2013 at 7:07pm
“We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.” -Erica Jong
One of the greatest ironies is the writer who doesn't write. The person who reads books like one devouring cupcakes after a ten-day juice fast. The person, who is passionate about prose, recites lines of poetry, memorizes quotes from the classics and loves to tell a good story. The person who declares "writer" as a profession yet often fails to write.
Why does a…
Posted on March 1, 2013 at 2:42pm
Thanks to the advances in technology, there are many people who now are able to work from home. More and more people are discovering the benefits and realizing the drawbacks of making your basement, spare bedroom or unused space at home an office. It is knowledge that writers have had for a long time. After all, rare is the occasion when someone pays one to sit in an office in a high-rise building and pen a novel.
To the commuting, office-dwelling, 9-5 worker bees the…
Posted on February 21, 2013 at 7:51pm