writing

Artists Don’t Have a Never-Ending Well

June 30, 2014

Producing art is taxing. It is a process that needs to be rewarded. Yet many people think artists don’t need to be compensated for their work. They erroneously believe that there is an infinite well from which we draw. Art isn’t valued the way [Keep Reading]

4 Ideal Apps for Creative Writers

June 17, 2014

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, the employment opportunities for writers and authors is projected to grow 3 percent from by 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite this fact, strong competition is expected [Keep Reading]

A Great Writing Guide: The Creative Compass

April 17, 2014

The Creative Compass: Writing Your Way from Inspiration to Publication by Dan Millman and Sierra Prasada. I took quite a few notes as I read this book. Here are some of the passages that really spoke to me. On the importance of giving ourselves time [Keep Reading]

Fast Fiction – A Guide to Novel Writing

February 24, 2014

Fast Fiction: A Guide to Writing a First-Draft Novel in Thirty Days by Denise Jaden National Novel Writing Month is a huge event that happens every November. The challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. It sound nearly impossible, but I [Keep Reading]

Juliet Lives – A Play Written by My Students

September 24, 2013

Romeo and Juliet (Claire Danes and Leonardo Di I worked with a group of students in my class to write and produce a short dramatic work. We were brainstorming ideas and one of my students suggested doing a version of Much Ado About Nothing. I [Keep Reading]

Silent Cacophony Turns 5!

March 26, 2012

In March of 2007 I started this blog with a very specific goal. I wanted to become a published author and thought it would be a great idea to establish a presence online. So I started this blog with the goal and desire to become a published [Keep Reading]
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