When do you know you actually are a ‘real’ writer, author and/or poet?

I don’t know if it will ever dawn on us we are whether we are either genuine writers, authors and/or poets. Maybe, it will, maybe not. I don’t know about you, but it is finally sinking in after decades and decades that I must have somehow become a Continue reading “When do you know you actually are a ‘real’ writer, author and/or poet?”

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Henry David Thoreau influenced me

Henry David Thoreau influenced me. How? It happened when I was a young teen. Thinking back nearly fifty years, I think I identified strongly with his essay ‘Civil Disobedience’ (as I was skeptical about nearly everything, especially the Continue reading “Henry David Thoreau influenced me”

Authorial Intentionality

I don’t think I told you this.

I mean, about my authorial intentionality a couple years back.

It was when I was writing my Novel,

‘Meet Duff!’

I had heard before not to pay attention to the critics.

that was some great advice I Continue reading “Authorial Intentionality”

What is Poetry?

What is Poetry?

You know, I never really analyzed it officially, like this.

Although, I always did think it carried deeper meaning

than Continue reading “What is Poetry?”

How to Publish a Book

Have you wondered the easiest way how to publish a book? I know from my own experience it’s easier to self publish a book than it used to be. But, these days you can sign up as an author at Continue reading “How to Publish a Book”

Book Writing Software

You might like New Novelist book writing software, if you need a helping hand writing a book of poetry or novel. You can get by with Microsoft Word, but within the new novelist software, you can add as many Continue reading “Book Writing Software”

How to Copyright

How to copyright that book of poetry or novel of yours isn’t as hard as it used to be. If I can do it, anyone can. The hardest part is Continue reading “How to Copyright”