I self-published my first book, a collection of poetry called Dear Life, a few years ago. I learned a few things from that experience, including challenges. So, what are the pros and cons of publishing this way? Or should you go to a publishing house? The biggest challenge when you self publishes is that you … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Traditional Publishing vs Self-Publishing
If you think about it The line between Love and pain Is pretty grey What I mean Is that it’s easy To give up When you feel The pain But if you turn That passion From within That fight You will win. Alex
From ashes, we are born To ashes, we are gone The ones we leave behind Feel the pain is like going blind Think of the happy days And live out this hard phase Loss Is like lifting a heavy cross However, I know you’ll send me love From up above.
Nineteen years old quit the first teaching job and told his dad 'money will come eventually' Then got on a plane which landed after midnight outside of Pisa my final destination 35 km away - a medieval Tuscan town found a ride 90 euros to Lucca on the way the driver said you should … Continue reading Guest Post: August 2008 – A Memory
Life Pressures How long will it take? To stop hurting being human I would be lying if I said I’m fine If I could only turn back time Soon I wouldn't feel Like I'm haunted You say time would make it better But I still fall on my face sometimes And still colour inside the … Continue reading Off The Topic Thursday/ I Played Around With Song Lyrics
Research Writers all have their writing styles sometimes you need to do a bit of matchmaking. It would be ideal to look up a few things before hiring a writer for a project. Lookup their work especially blogs and websites, go in the comments and see what the public is saying. In a way, comments … Continue reading What To Look For When Hiring A Writer
From the first word I knew I wanted to be a part of your world Because people like you so kind Are hard to find And I hope that time You will be mine
A dad who doesn’t know how to read The beauty of words Had a son Born in love with words The son became an author For the dad Writing words in life Is never going to be enough And to hear was tough Because That dad is mine And that son Is me
When you have a story in mind but the characters can't come to you. When you're on a deadline to finish a project and all you see in your brain is a blank page. When you want to write so bad, but life takes over. Sometimes the best cure is to just write whatever comes … Continue reading Memes That Will Speak To Every Writer!
Chemicals inside my brain Oh, my love, don’t stop burning gonna send them up in flames The brightest colours fill my head I give and you take When the sharpest wanna cut me down Time to stop taking this for granted We’re barely a spark I wish I could erase it Every time we … Continue reading Writing a poem with song lyrics