Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Pexels.com This has been a hot topic in the writing community for a long time now - should you call yourself a Writer even if it's not your day job? I'm not sure if this is even a debate anymore, because all I ever hear is, "If you write, then … Continue reading On Writing: Can You Call Yourself a Writer if You Don’t Get Paid?
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com When one of my dear friends moved away a couple years ago, she Marie Kondo-ed her house and came across a few books that she thought I would enjoy. The first, a non-fiction account of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition which was marred by the H.H. Holmes murders, looked … Continue reading On Writing: Is It Okay to Sin Now?
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com Recently, I asked a friend to take a look at a poem I had written. I don't write poetry very often (I average two a year), but I was pretty proud of this one. So proud I thought I might try to submit it somewhere, and I've submitted exactly … Continue reading On Writing: Handling Criticism