Ideas, Inspiration and Dogs By Paul Lima

Ideas, Inspiration and Dogs By Paul Lima

I was a busy technology/telecom freelance writer during the dot-com boom. When it went bust, so did many of my newspaper, magazine and corporate clients.

Fall Foliage Peaking

The fall foliage is going to peak in the next couple of weeks here in Bangor so we usually have visitors this time of year. This week, Autumn Manka (our managing editor, who is also my sister) is coming to visit. I talked her into staying longer because Max is having major dental work done […]

Letters To the Editor: September 24th

~Contest Keeps Writer Writing~ I just came off a writing stint where I completed my first book of fiction. I sent it off to the Library of Congress as I do all my collections. I was so jazzed writing the story, so a part of it, that when I finished it I had complete let-down. […]

Profitable Personal Essays By Dawn Goldsmith

Don’t give away your life stories! Whatever your gender, age, interests, hobbies or career, if you search a little, you’ll find markets eager to publish and pay for your personal essays.

This Week’s Success Story: September 24th

Ideas, Inspiration and Dogs By Paul Lima I was a busy technology/telecom freelance writer during the dot-com boom. When it went bust, so did many of my newspaper, magazine and corporate clients. Around the time of the technology meltdown, our family added a new member — a Giant Schnauzer puppy. I walked the dog routinely […]

This Week’s Whispers & Warnings: September 24th

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Following the Dream By Mark C. McCann, Author of Jacob’s Dream

I wanted to share with you the art of “following the dream” of writing. I’ve just published my first novel called, Jacob’s Dream – The Vision. It is a tale about a man who answers his dream and finds his ultimate purpose. And, the process of following my own vision to write this story taught me a very important secret of successful writing.

Fall is Gone

Well, it’s official. Fall is gone and summer has returned. It’s been in the upper 80’s here for several days and I’m about as accurate as the local weather man at predicting when things will cool off. But, it’s not too cool to scare away a hurricane, now is it? Autumn Manka, our managing editor, […]

Letters To the Editor: September 17th

~Thanks for New Whispers and Warnings Forum~ I’ve been had by my fair share of editors over the years, so thanks for adding your Whispers and Warnings Forum. Writers should always research an editor before signing a new contract. JS

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