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15-Minute Method and Mindset for Establishing or Maintaining Your Writing Practice
May 28, 2019
By A.Y. Berthiaume I’m a mom who works full-time and a writer. Unfortunately, writing always comes third. Not because I want it to, but because it must...
An Unscientific Method: LVW Member Cardy Raper Changes Writing Approach Post-Retirement
April 05, 2019
By Ethan Dezotelle Cardy Raper used to have writing down to a science. Literally. But then she retired...Beginning a new chapter in her career and life was no small feat for Raper, though.
Rejection Letters: A Part of the Process to be Proud Of
February 19, 2019
By A.Y. Berthiaume If you’ve decided to take on the writing life than there are certain things that come with the territory. Reading. (Every writer needs to also be reader.) Revising. (Every draft needs to go through revision.) Rejection. (Every final product is likely going to be rejected at some point along the way.) It’s rejection that I focus on here...
Getting into Revising: 3 Methods that Begin with the Letter ‘C’
December 05, 2018
By A. Y. Berthiaume I am more reviser than I am a writer, if there were a way to break down “writer” into these two camps. Like how some “plot” (brainstorm and outline their work) and others “pants” (make it up as they go), I would rather dig in with the content after it’s down on the page than stare at the blank page having to produce the very first draft. Give me the clay and tell me to mold, but please don’t make me make the clay first.