Monthly Archives: November 2013

EXACT DETAILS: HOW-TO FIND A MARKET FOR WHAT YOU CAN WRITE NOW

Namaskar, This will wrap it up for the business of writing.  Tomorrow we’ll go on to tools and techniques —  writing itself. If you have particular requests, send them to me as comments and we’ll talk about them, too. Yesterday … Continue reading

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ARE YOU STUCK? WHY? HERE’S HOW TO UN-STICK YOURSELF

11 29 13 Celebrate Your Life! A friend and I were talking about our roots. I mentioned how Boulder had influenced me.  He said, “Yeah, but it was artificial. Boulder’s not the real world.” and he was exactly right.  In … Continue reading

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WRITE FROM YOUR HEART: BE TRUE, BE FLEXIBLE!

Get Going: Now!  Help from MDavis to you Writer’s links http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/nonfictionguidelines/ http://pred-ed.com/ http://www.tor.com/page/submissions-guidelines http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/16/arts/writers-writing-easy-adverbs-exclamation-points-especially-hooptedoodle.html?src=pm http://www.fundsforwriters.com/markets/ http://www.sfwriter.com/rmnonfic.htm http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/08/dont-write-what-you-know/308576/ Do you ever read Graham Greene, the English writer?  One of his characters said, …”he makes women laugh.  Watch him with ‘ her. … Continue reading

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PART 2. WRITE FROM YOUR HEART AND SELL YOUR WORDS NOW!

HI! A Thai wholesaler asked me today at the pool, “What’s non-fiction?” My immediate answer wasn’t perfect, but it was this: “non-fiction is about reality, or the world we live in.”  She asked for details. “Non-fiction?  OK.  I could write … Continue reading

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HOW-TO SELL YOUR WORDS NOW! WRITE FROM YOUR HEART AND EXPERIENCE

Hello from Chiang Mai! Just before I expatriated, Joseph Campbell said, ‘Doors open when you follow your bliss.  People appear who do similar work and who walk the same kind of path.’  It was true then and it’s still true. … Continue reading

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EXACT INFO THAT WRAPS IT UP: TRAVEL FREELANCING

This is a writing class in NE China, at a remote university.  It was terribly interesting. At this particular university, most of the students didn’t want to study English, and this group was especially trying.  Other classes, though, had students … Continue reading

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WRITE YOUR WAY OUT OF THE CUBICLE FOREVER: VOICE, STEREOTYPES, SLANT, EXERCISES, HOW-TO’S

11/23/13 Namaskar! PART 2:  KEEP YOUR INDIVIDUALITY & GET WORK IMMEDIATELY!  ADVENTURE, MONEY, OUT OF THE CUBICLE FOREVER.  TRAVEL, WRITE AND EXPAND YOUR MIND. Let’s start from where we left off yesterday.  We talked about writing for various kinds of … Continue reading

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