Written by David

Write Everyday

Write Everyday It is one thing to dream. It is another thing to do. Unless and until we do, a dream is a wish, a fantasy, entertainment. I have dreamed of being a writer since I was eight-year-old, but I have not always maintained the habit of daily writing in all the...

When Did You Discover You Loved to Write? 

When Did You Discover You Loved to Write? As I write this, the date is Friday, August 28, 2020, and I also published this piece on that date, but you may not read this for days, weeks, or even years after. Whenever you do read this, please send me a message and tell...

Grammarly

Grammarly I love Grammarly. I started using Grammarly for e-mails and on-line composition, but I soon realized the value of this software, so I put it on my desktop. I never compose without it, including blog posts like this one. When you open it up, it will ask you a...

The Writers Group

The Writers Group My first experience with a writer’s group was in graduate school. I took an advanced class in short story writing. The class meetings were organized in writers group format. We sat in the round. Each student delivered material before the class. Then...

The Writing Life: Character Development 

The Writing Life: Character Development If you write non-fiction, this topic may not have much appeal, but if you are a fiction writer of any genre, character development is job number one. My characters write my stories. I invest heavily on the front end, nurturing...