Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com My goal is to work out every day. I enjoy working out, and that’s the problem. Choices. I didn’t decide last night, so this morning (while I was thinking about writing this post — or not) I had to decide: the gym, outdoors, YouTube, Beachbody, video, or free form? Beachbody.… Continue reading Make It Easy On Your Writing Self!
(Barry's smile makes him look like Paul Stanley of Kiss here. Just sayin'...) Recently, Barry and I went to the beach for the first time this season. (Mentally insert a muppet flail of joy and an image of me digging my toes into the sand.) As two writers (which automatically makes us readers) do, after… Continue reading Beach Reading–But Not Necessarily Beach Reads
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com If you’re a writer or a reader, you’ve likely heard the phrase “literary citizenship.” While it means different things to different people, to us at W.A.T.T. it means participating meaningfully and deeply in the literary life: reading, writing, sharing, suggesting. It means finding new ways to connect people and… Continue reading Committed to Good Literary Citizenship!
Photo by Pok Rie on Pexels.com When it comes to news and most internet content, short sentences are preferred. White space is queen. When you read both today’s writers of literary fiction and authors of yore (did I just write yore?), however, you’ll find they’re not afraid to command your attention for longer swaths of… Continue reading (Sentence) Length Matters