Grammar Gremlins, Shoddy Spelling, and Cantankerous Typos

We're often told first impressions matter. What does a first impression say about you and your business? Business owners and fellow bloggers/artists/writers/creative types, could grammatical errors, spelling mistakes, and unnoticed typos be sending a message you didn't intend? I enjoy wordplay - crafting narrative text - creative messages and stories from found words and ideas that roll around in my head {or smack me when I least expect it}.  I … Continue reading Grammar Gremlins, Shoddy Spelling, and Cantankerous Typos

Build it. Write it. Paint it. They will Come.

Remember that movie, Field of Dreams, and the oft-quoted line: If you build it, he (they) will come? How many times have you used that sentiment in your own life? Yep. Me, too. So here goes.... To make the Tax Lady happy last year about this time (or, at the very least, to keep her from scowling at … Continue reading Build it. Write it. Paint it. They will Come.

Six To Consider: Writing Books Worth a Look

I've always got a stack of things to read, don't you? My stack's typically related to my latest interest or project. I'm a nonfiction reader, my current stack a mish-mash of art techniques and inspiration, small business ownership, and the craft of writing. When writing evaded me over the past year, I figured I'd read about writing … Continue reading Six To Consider: Writing Books Worth a Look