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October 20, 2013

A Writer’s Wisdom

Filed under: Uncategorized — freethepen @ 12:41 am

Every time I get around writers I hear the same ten questions.

Question 1 – What if I have no stories to write? 

Question 2 – What do I do if people get angry at me for writing my stories? 

Question 3 – What if I’m not creative enough to write?

Question 4 – Why can’t I write? 

Question 5 – Do you think I can write a book? 

Question 6 – What happens when I know what I want to say but can’t find the right words? 

Question 7– What do I do when I can’t find anything to write about? 

Question 8 – What do I do with what I write? 

Question 9 – What kind of writing discipline should I use? 

Question 10– Now that I’ve finished my manuscript how do I deal with those who are critical of it? 

A Writer’s Wisdom is an inspirational book that addresses the writing dilemma. A Writer’s Wisdom not only draws on the wisdom of other authors but mine as well. I have been writing daily since 1972 and it has been an amazing journey. A Writer’s Wisdom can be ordered at:

Keep the pen moving!

October 7, 2013

Filed under: Uncategorized — freethepen @ 7:25 pm

For almost forty years I have been associated with writers. I love being around writers. Writers change themselves, others, and the world. They tell their stories and heal. I have launched About the Author Network and welcome all those who want to write, are writing, and are published to become a member of Writers as well as authors can be listed on the site. Go to the Membership tab on the menu bar and review the benefits and features.

I am always working to improve the site so writers have what they need. If you don’t know how to get started – no problem. If you don’t know how to continue writing on your manuscript – no problem. If you have published your book and need exposure – no problem. About the Author Network is designed for the writer and author in mind.

Go to: and find out what is waiting there for you.

Keep the pen moving,

Jan, CEO


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