Writing is all about inspiration and this month’s blog topic came to me while cleaning my six-year-old daughter’s room. When I lifted her bathrobe off her chair I found a hoard of stuffed animals. First … Read more
In the world of Buddhism there is a figure known as Avalokiteshvara in India, as Kuan Yin in China, and as Kannon in Japan. He or she (in some cultures the avatar is male, in … Read more
Once you have formed your critique group and settled on the mechanics of how it will run you will have think about how the critiquing process should unfold.
A few years ago WCYR President-extraordinaire Hyacinthe Miller forwarded me a copy of Daily Writing Tips, a blog dedicated to promoting the ability to write clear, correct English. Every day the DWT team posts an … Read more
Some time ago I was thinking about topics for blogs and decided to do a geeky tribute to homonyms— the mischievous imps of the word world. Homonyms have a tendency to blend into the background … Read more
It’s been a stressful, melancholy week, and my writing routine is waiting for an appointment