Tips For Beginning Writers {and reminders to all writers}

I found this on the Smartblogger site written by Glen Long and the info is very helpful to me. I have been ignoring the muse for many months, haven’t even looked at the book I had finally felt was complete about the first phase of the sailing adventures. So, here’s a good start to our journeys as writers! Beginning writers are at the start of an exciting journey, and it may be one that lasts a lifetime. With that in mind, here is some advice for writers at the start of it all that they can return to throughout their writing, says Glen. Perseverance and Making Time Writing requires a number of skills. Many beginning writers may imagine that one or two of those skills will be the keys to success. A natural way with words or storytelling or perhaps a knack for meeting people and making the right connections while networking will make all the difference. What may surprise you is that the two things that matter the most are perseverance and making the time to write. If you continue on this path throughout your life, you will meet many talented unpublished writers along the way. You might feel jealous of some of them because they seem so much better than you were when you were starting out. You might be amazed at the fact that some of them are easily as good as any published writer you have read. However, some of the most talented writers that you meet will not persevere. This can seem like a tragedy, but it isn’t necessarily. Sometimes those talented writers give...