Writers Don’t Learn Writing By Writing

Ask reasonably good cooks how they learned their craft and they’ll likely tell you, “By experimenting with recipes… trial and error. You eventually discover what works and what doesn’t, what your family likes and what you shouldn’t bother to make again.” Ask the gourmet-caliber cooks and they’re apt to say they studied at an accreditedContinue reading “Writers Don’t Learn Writing By Writing”

Learning the Ropes

You don’t know what you don’t know until you start discovering what other people in the know do know. That’s a mouthful, but it’s true. And it’s the reason I am so thankful for all the information provided by other authors, both published and aspiring. I have a mega-shelf of books on the craft ofContinue reading “Learning the Ropes”