Protecting Your Website (How to Protect Yourself Online, Part 2)If you're like most writers, you're usually scrambling to keep up with your schedule, leaving precious little time for anything but immediate concerns. On any given day, protecting your website might not seem as important as meeting your word count goal, getting a blog post … Continue Reading ››
Once upon a time the Internet was a relatively safe place to connect with others, surf for information, and conduct business. Unfortunately, those fairy tale days are long gone. Today, cyber criminals stalk the unwary, surfing is a good way to wind up with a computer virus, and doing business online can make you a target for hackers. Writers are not immune, as I discovered when my smart phone, computer, and email were all hacked. Continue Reading>>
Getting Off the Writing Roller CoasterThe writing life is filled with paradoxes that, while logical, can make a writer seem a … Continue Reading ››
The Writing Life: Developing a Thicker SkinAfter I sold my first short story, every time I tried to write, I’d wind up staring at the blank screen until I gave up, often bursting into tears. This went on for a year, by which time I must have figured out no one was going to chain … Continue Reading ››
A sentence flutters by, Elusive as a butterfly, And I, imperfect net in hand, Attempt its capture.
by Janalyn Voigt
Autumn leaves gather in colorful drifts as winter's chill breath whispers mysteries across the night. Deep nights inspire deeper thought, and writers conspire to create fiction in National … Continue Reading ››