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Call Yourself A Writer – Right Away!

Call Yourself A Writer – Right Away!

When is it the right time to call yourself a writer? Anyone can call themselves a writer, but let’s say you’re serious in that you try to write regularly, and possibly submit work. You’re probably unpublished. So now’s the time to practice telling people when they ask what you do, that you’re a writer. Or […]

February 22, 2016 | By | 8 Replies More
As an Author, Do You Need an Intern?

As an Author, Do You Need an Intern?

An ‘intern’ is the new literary or arts apprentice which is more skilled than ‘work experience’. And some can be VIRTUAL interns, working from anywhere. ‘Self –employment’ is an increasingly important choice for creatives and our culture needs more entrepreneurs AND authorpreneurs. Until now, I’ve avoided having an intern. Despite requests to provide work-experience for […]

February 19, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
What I Learned From my Mentor

What I Learned From my Mentor

I’d been lost in the wilderness of writing for decades. Scraps of writing on torn-off bits of paper were clogging up drawers. Thousands more bits and pieces sat, ignored, on my computer, some of which dated back to 2002. Assignments from a home-study writing course were never completed and barely started ‘how to’ books littered […]

February 16, 2015 | By | 21 Replies More