I question my world. When did hate ever answer anything?
Be open to writing other things besides novels. It’s interesting to read and listen to some writers whose basis for measuring other writers’ writing career depends on published novels while leaving novellas, short stories and poetry behind for those whom they term ‘amateur writers.’
A ‘writing career’ is first and foremost all about writing and earning a living through your writing. Then the second aspect of your writing career is choosing to specialize. Focusing on one area narrows your reach. Some writers struggle to acknowledge themselves as one because they have don’t have published novels in their catalogue thereby underrating their creative channels. Read more…
Lovely prompt ‘hope & stay,’ from Ronovan for this week’s haiku. I came up with several versions and settled for these two.
Stay. Hope whispered to me.
You will be there sooner than expected.
See how far you’ve come.
Don’t lose hope.
Just stay committed and focused,
you will triumph.
I seek my contentment and peace without apologies because it can’t be purchased and it’s so easy to lose in today’s world.
when you’ve been pierced
by the blunt edge of pain
you will know that
the sharp sweetness of joy
is far better to hold
close to your chest.