All Life is an Experiment…
…According to famous American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. In fact, to quote him fully, “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” I’m not quite sure when he said this, but it is fittingly inspirational – especially for us writers who slog daily to put pen to paper, ever sure that our writing will never live up to expectations; even if only our own. I got to thinking about experimenting with writing this week because while I was flipping through my, w
That’s Pseu You!
I happened upon an interesting blog post as I was skimming my Flipboard this week about the upsides and downsides of using a pen name when publishing a book. Blogger Carolyn Howard-Johnson stands firmly in the “Don’t do it!” camp. In support of her argument, she cites best–selling romance novelist Nora Roberts, who apparently writes her ‘edgier’ (not sure what that means) romantic suspense novels under the pen name J. D. Robb. Ms. Howard-Johnson goes on to list six excellent