Month: March 2016

If you’re a writer than you know that fame and fortune are probably not in your future. Writing a “Harry Potter” or a “Hunger Games” is like winning the lottery. Sure, you always could but the odds are against you. Of course there are always the “experts” who have advice on beating the odds. James […]

“A letter always seemed to me like immortality because it is the mind alone without corporeal friend.” -Emily Dickinson I have often felt as though I was born into the wrong time. There are so many customs that I find charming, useful and worthwhile that are not considered old-fashioned, out-dated and not progressive. Preeminent among […]

“A man is not old until he has more regrets than dreams.” John Barrymore So you have to ask yourself, how old are you? Do you have more dreams or do you have more regrets? Youth is typically filled with an abundance of aspirations and an excess of idealistic notions; there is rarely a dearth […]

In mythology the muses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, were the Greek goddesses of inspiration in literature, science, and the arts. Today, a muse is a spirit or source that has the ability to ignite one’s creative passion. It is important to remember that although in one respect a muse is a figment of our […]

Whether you’re a professional writer, a student writing a paper, or an executive writing a business proposal, everyone at some point experiences writer’s block. Writer’s block is a condition in which a person is unable to create new work. It varies in severity from mildly annoying causing one to miss a deadline to disastrous causing […]