Deciding it was time to go to a writer’s conference to explore publishing a book, a writer is confronted with intense fear — and a casual meeting that is a call to action.
As he begins to write a third book after walking away from publishing his previous two books, an author wonders if he is going to walk away again. But he feels a deep strength that it is time to blast through his writer’s block and publish this book.
An author realizes that there are several books that need to be written to fully explain the healing novel he wrote about his father.
An author, frustrated by a seemingly unbreakable writer’s block, tries an unconventional writing exercise. He discovers an unexpected origin to the block.
An author has several agents interested in his novel. He works hard to revise his manuscript, only to be crushed when it needs further work. He walks away from the book.
If you’ve never heard of Red Green you may be missing one of the biggest laughs to come out of the wilds of Canada since…well…forever. This duct-tape packing man’s man is known for his down-to-the-dirt philosophy (“Keep your stick on the ice!”), his red and green suspenders and his ability to have grown men and women doubled over with laughter. Our writer Dan L. Hays tells about the time he joined the Red Green Fan Club and caught up with Red himself.
For writers, sometimes putting words on page isn’t the problem — the trouble is what to do with them after they are written.
A man decides to explore his dead father’s pain, in order to resolve a relationship which still bothers him. He decides to work the wheat harvest to walk in his father’s shoes.
An author is disconcerted, but in some strange way relieved, that he walked away from two publishers interested in the book he had written.
An author is ready to send his manuscript information to publishers, but hesitates. He uncovers a terrible resistance — a paralyzing fear — and he’s not sure why.