Monthly Archives: August 2011

Secrets to being a successful writer

You can write the best short story, art­icle or book in the world and still get rejec­ted. It’s how you deal with that rejec­tion that will make or break you as a writer. Award-win­ning author James Lee Burke might have acquired enough rejec­tion let­ters to wall­pa­per his office but that didn’t stop him from becom­ing a sucess­ful author. Continue read­ing

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The house that Jack built

For a writer, hav­ing a ment­or is invalu­able. They often provide point­ers on the craft of writ­ing but, more import­antly, offer sup­port and encour­age­ment. Award-win­ning author, Jack Hodgins, was recently induc­ted into the Comox Valley Walk of Acheivement in recog­ni­tion of his excel­lent writ­ing and his inspir­a­tion to oth­ers. Continue read­ing

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