Posts in March

The power of words #1

March 26th, 2018   •   no comments   

"Words are a lens to focus one's mind."- Ayn Rand.png

Do you have something to say? Putting words on paper is the quickest way to focus your thoughts and find out.  #writingisthinking

Lessons from writers

March 9th, 2018   •   no comments   

It was tense

I had the privilege of attending the 11th Geneva Writers’ Conference last weekend. It was hosted by the Geneva Writers’ Group, founded in 1993, an international group that brings together 300 English-language writers from 30 countries.

It was my second time at the conference. I earn a living as a freelance corporate writer and when I’m not working, I spend my free time…writing. (Not all of my time, but a good deal of it.) Of course, there is writing and WRITING, and the work I do for my clients, while gratifying on many levels, is not the same as the writing I do for myself.

So, I hear you thinking, sitting in a room full of writers all weekend. Dotting the i’s and cross the t’s together. How nerdy is that? In fact, it was a lot of fun. We plotted and pitched, assassinated characters and created entire universes together.

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