Networking and Art

If you’re anything like me, you cringe when you hear that the cocktail party or social gathering is designed to be a ‘networking’ event.  Oh no!  Not one of those, you inwardly groan. Maybe your next step is to worry whether your business cards … Continue reading

Learning from Your Own Writing

My best lessons and indicators for what I should improve or refine in my work are sitting right in front of me, plain as day, in my last creation. In my case, this means that directions for improving my writing can … Continue reading

From Leavenworth with Love…

In two and a half days, I logged over 10,000 words of story architecture, plotting, and brainstorming for my newest novel idea as a byproduct of a writers retreat that I and seven other individuals enjoyed this last weekend. Was the writing … Continue reading

Writers’ Retreats and Why They’re Good for You

I took this picture on the beach, a few minutes’ walk away from the cabin where I and three fellow writers retreated for three nights and four days (last Thursday through Sunday) that we dedicated to writing.  You do not have to be rich … Continue reading