I teach a writing class at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas for adults working to earn their high school equivalency certificate. Mostly, they are a reluctant audience whose primary goal is to ace the essay portion of the test. The nuances of writing are of little importance to them. Most think… Continue reading Grammar: Help your audience “hear” your voice
My daughter has talked about writing a (humorous) book about her life experiences.Yet, to date she has not given it any serious consideration. While she is not a WRITER, she has a wonderful story to tell about raising seven children, while living in New York City shelters. Not a funny story, you say. I beg… Continue reading Do you have a book in you?
Being a writer is a state of mind as well as a profession or career; it is a calling. What does this mean for those of you who have yet to sell that first article, poem, screenplay, or book? Since you cannot predict when, or if, the world will recognize (or reward) your hard work,… Continue reading Can I call myself a writer if I have not sold any work?