Tag: Writing

Learning Through Life

I've recently started a book by Louis L'Amour, an old western novelist who wrote nearly 100 novels and stories. In this book in particular, he writes of his education and while his formal schooling ended when he was fifteen years old, he goes on to say he continued to learn throughout his life. L'Amour said ...

Trust in Journalism

Back in the day, people got their information about current events from the newspaper. News outlets were on the frontlines to obtain, verify, and disemminate information about the goings-on in the world every morning and evening. As the world developed and TVs became commonplace in homes, the news became more accessible and it wasn't long ...

Little Conversations

With the massive number of people in the world, it's a wonder who you'll run into. I've come across people who've played professional sports, been to war, and some who are living out their childhood dreams. Those are the people I enjoy talking to the most. Unfortunately, many people end up settling in life. Whether ...

How Do You Get Creative?

There are little tips and tricks to get the creative juices flowing. We know many writers who would rip cigs, chug a pot of coffee, or get to the bottom of a bottle before they found their story. Some like to read and enjoy a story to give them ideas on how to begin their ...

Writing Communities

There are a lot of writing communities out there, or shall I say, communities that place themselves under the banner of writing. I've found there are a few that are actually dedicated to writing and the craft but so many are filled with people who talk about wanting to write but never actually do much ...

Pathway to Becoming a Writer: Experience or Graduate School?

The age old debate on whether formal education is worthwhile for creative writers. There are mainly two schools (pun intended) of thought on this subject. There's the Hank Moody opinion which is you can't be taught how to write, you either have it or you don't, and those that do have it need to glue ...

Book Series

The series that come to mind when one thinks of classic book series are the Lord of the Rings and others. Today, we see tons of book series that cover numerous genres like the Bosch crime novels, the Hunger Games and Divergent dystopian series, and of course, Game of Thrones fantasy series. For authors, creating ...

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