Often in my blog, Brain Bubbles, I'll share my thoughts about various aspects of writing. I love good writing, and am committed to improving the craft.
These posts are prompted by reader questions, an item in the news by a writer/author, or something (other than the voices) stirring in my head. These are shorter pieces, that are expanded in or continued in the articles on the right.
As an author, I get these two questions on a regular basis. I take both as a personal and professional compliment, but a simple YES or NO answer is not sufficient.
For those who think they’d like to become a writer, here are a few practical suggestions.
Sometimes, perhaps even years later, an author might ponder how a completed book could have been done differently.
Responding to those who ask question about some of the language and sexual content in my books.
"Write what you know" is not intended to limit your imagination nor the scope of your subject matter.
What does this simple advice mean?
Is it good advice?