Tag: learning

Writing Tips & Career Advice

Writing Has a Learning Curve, Just Like Any Skill

Learning Curve

This week I went to visit a new writer’s group. Quite a few people there were lamenting their latest rejections (as all writers do), but one person’s complaint really struck me. “The rejection said my writing didn’t show the required skill for publication. How can it not? I’ve been writing all of my life. No …

Books, Reading, & Libraries, Fun & Humor

Why Reading Is The Worst Hobby Ever (#Sarcasm)


Reading is a terrible hobby. People are always telling me that I should read less, that it can’t be good for me to spend so much time with my nose in a book. Maybe they’re right. I mean, when you think about it, reading has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. In fact, it might be downright …

Creativity Boosting & Inspiration

31 Ways to Boost Your Creativity


Writers in all genres and fields rely on their creativity. Whether it’s creating a fantasy world, coming up with new and interesting blog topics week after week, or finding a way to make technical manuals more interesting/useful, being creative is the difference between crafting something that’s humdrum and creating something that makes a mark and …