Tag Archives: Writing

Come on In! You are Welcome!

Remember the old comedian’s lament when he was getting no audience response from his lame jokes? “I know you’re out there, I hear you breathing.” I’m getting that feeling. I know that there are a few of you out there … Continue reading

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On Being a Real Writer

On a different note this time: My mom once told me that “God doesn’t close a door, without opening another.” I don’t know if it is God or just modern conditions but I do know that we have a conundrum … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block?

I had a fellow interview me a couple years ago and asked me about “Writer’s Block” and I answered that I never had believed in writer’s block, except that it is just an excuse to not write. I’ve always felt … Continue reading

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What? There’s More?

Yes, here are two more writing tips. You can take them or leave them. I may be brash for “offering” writing tips, but I have been writing both fiction and non-fiction for a long time. I wish someone had given … Continue reading

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Even MORE Writing Tips!

Here are a  couple more things I have learned over the years. Perhaps you already do these things. If so, maybe a new or young writer will find them of value. Tip: After you have finished your first draft and … Continue reading

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More Writing Tips!

First, why should you listen to me for advice on writing? John Beckman is not exactly a household word (in the houses where people actually read books). The answer is: you don’t have to. But I have been writing semi-successful … Continue reading

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Here We go Again!

Well, nobody said I was perfect. (Actually, I did, but nobody believed me.) I had told you, my faithful Indian companions….no, wait…that’s faithful Native-American companions that I was taking a hiatus from the “Jack Steven’s Adventures” to write a “Hit … Continue reading

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