It’s Time to Prep for NaNoWriMo…

… but I wont be joining in this year. I didn’t last year, either. Why? Last year I was busy prepping a series of short stories for publication. These stories, part of the Tales from the Mountain book of short stories, were written way back in 2008 as part of Continue Reading

Review: 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts – Volume 2 MORE Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More

By Bryan Cohen Kindle $2.99. Also in paperback. If you read my review for the first book, 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts – Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories, and More, then you know I came away from it with some great ideas. This is another great compilation of writing prompts by Continue Reading

Review: 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts – Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories, and More

By Bryan Cohen Kindle $2.99. Also in paperback. I spent time, while reading this ebook, adding even more to my writing prompts journal. I’ve decided on a new series of stories, as well as some blog and newsletter ideas, by reading this ebook. The prompts range from fiction of different Continue Reading

Happy New Year! Updates for You

It is a new year. A time for rejuvenation, a time for moving forward and realizing goals. Happy New Year to each of you. May your year be energized with creativity and success! The Freelance eBook Wow. I had no idea getting this manuscript ready to be published would take Continue Reading

No NaNoWriMo for Me this Year

Why? I want to finish up some things. I have a nonfiction book (for this blog) I want to publish in the next couple of months, plus 4 short stories. That is a lot of work, without adding the pressure of needing to write 50,000 words in 30 days. First Continue Reading

Still Plugging Away and Other Updates

Getting work done on the manuscript I am writing for this blog. Hoping to have the writing part done in the next few weeks, then spend the rest of next month editing and coming up with a cover. It is coming along nicely, with lots of new information and plenty Continue Reading

20 Christmas Writing Prompts

Christmas is just around the corner. I know, it is hard to believe – but true! If you haven’t begun writing for this holiday yet, you will want to start now. The ideas here will aid you in getting started, then try come up with some of your own stuff. Continue Reading

20 Thanksgiving Writing and Photography Prompts

Embed from Getty Images Autumn brings Thanksgiving. A wonderful day to reflect on what we are each thankful for. It also brings autumn decorations, crisp air, and beautiful scenery. All these things bring to mind many writing and photography outlets for the freelancer. These ideas will get you started, and Continue Reading

What Would You Wish For?

  If, as a writer, you could have three wishes granted, what would they be?    I was pondering this question early yesterday morning. I had read a newsletter that touched upon the subject, and started considering what I would really want. I decided it would be difficult (for me) Continue Reading

Why I Love to Work at the Park

There are many places a freelancer might choose to work. From home. At the beach. In a cafe. My all time favorite place to set up my laptop, journal or write stories is at the park. Specifically, the Riverfront Park in Old Town, Maine. It is a truly beautiful place. Continue Reading