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Why Is It So Difficult To Write Well?

Why Is It So Difficult To Write Well?

I’m nearly halfway through the backstory material for my current WIP.  I’m writing a series of books tentatively titled The Five Rims Series and try as I might, I’m going to create a Tolkienesque place, a (most likely) vain attempt to give my setting a richness that will hopefully translate to a sweeping epic.  I’m just … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Writing Is Hard Work

Today is the day we write about something beginning with the letter “W” as part of the grueling race that is the “A to Z Blogging Challenge”.  When I think of today’s chosen letter, I can think of nothing else but the thing I love most: writing. There is a current boon of self-published writers … Continue reading

Vade Mecum: 6 Reference Books All Writers Need

Vade Mecum, Latin for “go with me” has come to mean any book kept constantly on hand.  I posted an article a few days ago about science fiction novels that every writer must read, but today I thought I would list five reference books absolutely necessary for success in the craft of writing.  These books … Continue reading