To writers who believe they are slow learners or that they are behind

It doesn't matter how long it takes you to get there. Just the fact that you get there is worth it.

A small change for female writers

My old coworker got a job at Barnes & Noble and loves it. But she got so frustrated there once because an older man refused to buy a book from any female writer—in 2018. He's the customer that publishers are afraid of. Because some people still believe females cannot write well. Most female writers change their … Continue reading A small change for female writers

Repeating themes mean…

I went through all my posts on this blog and found that I keep writing about being creatively exhausted. I don't know when this started, but I have about five or more posts about it. They all seem relevant to when I wrote them. I say something different a bit each time, but they're all … Continue reading Repeating themes mean…

Always

There’s a tranquility in stormsThe world may crash and burnThe rain may pour and screamBut there’s a glint of light That hope shines fromThe light inside of youAnd the people surrounding youIt gleams through the wall of water Always. Copyright © Robin LeeAnn

#1 writing mistake

Over the years, I've read hundreds of novels and short stories. One mistake sticks out the most: showing the story instead of telling it. Telling is when a writer states their story rather than shows it through the details. An example would be: There was mist over the lake. Showing your story is when actions describe what's … Continue reading #1 writing mistake