Books on Writing

I read several books on writing last year and have quotes from these scribbled in notebooks and other various places. In all of them, I have found some kind of encouragement (in spite of the inevitably dark humor; most be a writing thing?), as well as helpful suggestions. The first I read was Anne Lamott’s BirdContinue reading “Books on Writing”

The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice to Writers–Betsy Lerner

Writers, Agents, and Editors! Oh, my! Different animals that work together to bring forth stories, articles, and books.  As a writer, I know I need to understand what agents are looking for (as well as publishers) and how exactly editors can be helpful to my writing. It is easy when you are struggling to beContinue reading “The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice to Writers–Betsy Lerner”