Home from the Conference

It’s good to take some downtime.IMG_9177 adj

by Andy Scheer

Having arrived mid-afternoon Sunday after a 10-hour drive, I’m thankful I had no pressing Monday projects.

Whether I’ve attended a weekend writers conference or a longer one, I’ve found that if I’m to make the most of it, I need some deliberate time off my first … Continue reading

Fine-tune Your Writing

Why settle for sentences that are just okay?andy-scheer-2016-10

by Andy Scheer

I could tell the writer had been rushed, didn’t know better, or just didn’t care.

I based that assessment on a single sentence. Here it is, in a Hemmings Motor News profile of the 1971 Ford Ranchero Squire (a light … Continue reading

Likeminded People

by Andy ScheerIMG_9177 adj

It’s a great reason to attend a writing event.

This past weekend, I attended an event where my interest in books, writing, and things literary wasn’t seen as weird. For three days, I felt normal.

Among a crowd of people who share an interest in writing, I didn’t have to filter my … Continue reading