for writers and readers….

9 famous authors rejected by publishers (comfort for emerging writers)

I enjoyed reading the article published by The Writers Circle website about famous authors who were not only rejected (in one case 800 times), but also had to suffer crushing … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 10 Comments

The best place to write – J.K.Rowling Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

It’s no secret that the best place to write, in my opinion, is in a café. You don’t have to make your own coffee, you don’t have to feel like … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Safari Friday (ooops Saturday) searching the web for writers and readers — creating the perfect atmosphere to write

I was directed to this writing aid by Vikki Thompson’s blog who in turn discovered it from Hunting Down Writing. What is it? A virtual coffee shop piped to your … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

DID YOU KNOW about these famous rejections?

Towards the end of a course I often remind students that there are people who  go to bed every night knowing that they once held the manuscript of Harry Potter … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 8 Comments