by WestBow Press Social Media Publicist Brittany Harness Last week, members of our WestBow Press team traveled to the Big Easy for AARP’s premiere national event that showcases the best of how people are redefining life after 50 — the Life@50+ event in New Orleans, La. The event — a three-day conference held at the Ernest…Read more
During the writing process, many writers tend to pre-edit their work while still crafting the story. An approach that is usually more effective is to schedule editing and writing as two separate parts of your routine. If you are a morning writer, wait at least until the evening before you edit anything. Depending on what…Read more
Who’s easier to pen — the optimistic or the pessimistic voice? Write a ‘poem for two voices’ where an optimist and a pessimist share their views about a single topic.
It’s about building a business – your writing business – and you and your thoughts are the product.…Read more
One week from today, on Sept. 24, we’ll be celebrating the 116th birthday of one of America’s greatest authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald. His book, The Great Gatsby, has inspired generations and remained relevant in our pop culture, even 87 years after it was originally published. Throughout those 87 years, it has been adapted into film on four different occasions. And in 2013, we’ll see Jay Gatsby on screen again thanks to director Baz Luhrmann.
On Fridays we like to share writing tips and tricks with our readers. We hope this section will encourage and inspire you to continually improve as a writer. Writing Prompt – Introduce Yourself In the spirit of industry networking and involvement in the writing community, let’s get to know you as an author, and as…Read more
Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you. John 16:22 Today we remember the lives of those who were tragically lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Although 11 years have passed since this catastrophic event occurred that changed America,…Read more