Influential VIII

I just recently wrote about the perks of the writing life including that I can work anywhere, anytime. Another is that my writing life is filled with music. As I type this post, I'm sitting on Cocoa Beach (How does the song go? Got my toes in the water, ass in the sand ...?) And…

It’s a Writer’s Life for Me

One of the perks of being a writer is that I can work anywhere. Coffee shops, taverns, poolside, beachside, anywhere--near or far. We're on our way to our home away from home--Cocoa Beach, Florida--for six weeks of fun and sun, family and friends. And for me, it means lots of leisure-time-words-on-a-page, my favorite manner of…

The Literary Life

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the [sand by the sea] on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time." ―John Lubbock, The Use Of Life Seems like the perfect quote to adapt and share…

Wisdom for Writers

Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down. Rewrite in process is usually found to be an excuse for not going on. It also interferes with flow and rhythm which can only come from a kind of unconscious association…