Writing 3.2 – “Finding your voice”

One of the greatest compliments I have ever received was from a colleague who had just read one of my sarcastic emails sent to inform the rest of the staff about something unimportant. Sue:  “You will never get away with sending an anonymous letter.” Me:  “Whaddya mean?” Sue:  “Because I don’t even have to look at…

Writing 2.7 – Are You “Published”?

In a continuing series on my writing views and experiences, I ask what it means to be “published.” _______________________________________ On more than one occasion I’ve been involved with discussions about publishing, more specifically, debates about what it takes to be a “published author”?  I’ll give you my thoughts, and then you have three options:  1.…

Writing 2.0 – Getting Started

I was once kicked out of a social group for being too social.  Sociable.  Whatever.  The point is that I have trouble not talking to people, regardless of online, such as Facebook or WordPress, or in line at the supermarket.  It’s caused problems. Roughly a year ago, I stopped teaching in order to start writing,…