I'm Beth Mende Conny, and I hope you'll stay awhile, take advantage of all the site offers and leave here a better or at least more inspired writer.
When I founded WriteDirections in 1999, my goal was to make the writing road less bumpy and more fulfilling. I also wanted to share the lessons I've learned, too often the hard way. Here's one of the most important:
Writing isn't rocket science.
Really, when you think about it, it's just a bunch of words on a page. Getting them to work together and grab the attention of readers now that's the challenge. WriteDirections will help you meet it.
Enjoy what you find, put it to use, then pass it along. Writing, like good times, is to be shared. With you on the writing road,
“Gain subscribers to your newsletter”
Successful newsletters are those that get read. That means their content and formatting work together to deliver a written product individuals want and need to read. Creating that product can be a challenge, given time and financial constraints. And let's not forget the reason why the word “news” is in newsletter. The information you present must be fresh and timely. If not, your publication will be trashed. Here’s how to save it from that fate. Read more
“The change around you”
Your decision to write has a consequence. Something in your life will change as a result of your actions. That means something will change in the lives of those around you. Change, however, is not always welcomed by others. It’s too darn scary. So be it. More meditations
“Writing is a heartache”
If you're a writer, you know how your heart aches to express itself.
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