How to Inhale Inspiration

I just learned today that before it became known as the kind of out-of-reach thing that all writers seek, the word inspiration originally meant “to draw in air.” Of course, to inspire, can still mean to breathe in, but knowing the history of the word gives me a new appreciation of this part of the writingContinue reading “How to Inhale Inspiration”

Let’s Write a Book (Trailer)?

So you’re sitting down to finally start writing that book you’ve been mulling over for months and the first thing you need to do is…write a book trailer? Seems counter-intuitive, like putting a bow on a present before wrapping it. Actually though, it’s not a bad idea, and I’ll tell you why. First though, here’sContinue reading “Let’s Write a Book (Trailer)?”