Improve! Speak for yourself, someone says! Yes, I aim to, maybe you will, too. We’re all trying…Take the opportunity to … Continue reading Self-improvement for the writer
It’s a problem that I have been overcoming. With some of my work, a problem when I’m writing is saying … Continue reading Thoughtfully approaching a piece if it’s cluttered
Eagerness to submit and get published may prevent one from getting the piece right first. A fault of mine in submitting, which may still slip me up from time to time, is submitting before the piece is ripe.
I’ve learnt something from this which I would like to tell others about. That the best time to submit is not immediately after you’ve edited something.
Once this week I thought: I’m still ruthlessly deciding on what devotional ideas to use or not to use. If … Continue reading Binning one’s work may be premature
On last count, a few minutes ago, one-third of my shelved devotions that I have looked at again have been … Continue reading Focusing on one point eliminates waffle
My first draft looked at a little tatty, what’s new? I was going to flag it. Never to submit the … Continue reading Persevering
Writing is a catch-22, but I’m not talking ’bout the film or novel on which a film is based. Catch-22 … Continue reading To revise or not to revise