Archive for the 'Creativity' Category

Take Time to Regroup—What is Your Career Satisfaction Level?

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Are you still living or pursuing your dream to write/publish a novel, establish a freelance-writing business, or teach an aspect of writing, for example? Do you feel you’re still on the right path or have you become bogged down in a lifestyle that’s not supporting your goal? Maybe you’ve changed your mind about your career […]

The Creative Process

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

I promised that I would talk about my creative process in my next blog post. As I wrote in my post dated December 3rd, when writing nonfiction, I’m guided by my readers. I still consider readers as I pursue my new adventure in fiction. Certainly, I want my stories to be interesting and suspenseful enough […]

A Passion for Writing

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

I heard a radio interview with a policeman last week. He said that serving as a peace officer was his passion. He couldn’t imagine doing anything else with his life. I realize that some of us are “called” to do certain types of work, such as nursing, fighting crime, volunteering within the community, building things, […]

Writing Awards Spurs on This Writer of Westerns

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

I’d like to introduce Kathleen Ewing, freelance and fiction writer, Prescott Valley, AZ The novel bug bit hard when the first chapter of my novel Hang the Moon won the 2008 CNW/FFWA Writing Competition, Fiction—Novel Chapter. I admitted to some self-doubt. One entry, one win could be a fluke. Four more submissions, four more awards. […]

The Creative Life. Not What You Think it is!

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Hurry up and wait. That’s the game I’m playing now with my latest book, “Promote Your Book, Over 250 Proven, Low-Cost Tips and Techniques for the Enterprising Author.” I’m ready to go into book promotion mode, but I still have not seen a copy of the book. And I just learned that the Kindle version […]