Writing A Newsletter

One thing I’m learning as a beginner writer is that you have to promote the book you’re writing before it’s written. I started writing my newsletter this week. I’ve title the newsletter “My Thoughts In Writing.” I’m using Tiny Letter (www.tinyletter.com) it’s less complicated than Mail Chimp. The newsletter will be a monthly edition. ThisContinue reading “Writing A Newsletter”

It’s About Damn Time!

I finished reading Arlan Hamilton’s book “It’s About Damn Time.” Here is a brief introduction:  “In 2015, Arlan Hamilton was on food stamps and sleeping on the floor of the San Francisco airport, with nothing but an old laptop and a dream of breaking into the venture capital business. She couldn’t understand why people startingContinue reading “It’s About Damn Time!”

Kelly Notaras

I’ve read Kelly Notaras book “The Book You Were Born to Write: Everything You Need to (Finally) Get Your Wisdom onto the Page and into the World.” As Kelly puts it “there is only one criterion for being a writer: you have to be writing.” Her book is filled with suggestions for writing. Here areContinue reading “Kelly Notaras”

Choose Your Hook

Last week’s assignment from Hay House Writer’s Community was to visit a book store and look at books in the genre you’re writing. We were told to look at the book covers and read the hooks and subtitles and find which ones caught our attention. I took a drive to my neighborhood Barnes and NobleContinue reading “Choose Your Hook”

Brooklyn Street Games

I’m in the early stages of writing my memoir and what has come up for me while I was Mind-Mapping was the childhood games I use to play. I was reminiscing of the fun I use to have playing skelzies, stoop-ball, handball and hot peas and butter. These games were active and required a skill.Continue reading “Brooklyn Street Games”