Author Archives: Guest Post

Writers, Start Your Pencils

By Daphne Gray-Grant A former daily newspaper editor, Daphne Gray-Grant is a writing and editing coach and the author of the popular book 8½ Steps to Writing Faster, Better. She offers a brief and free weekly newsletter on her website. Subscribe by going to the Publication Coach. I’m not trendy. Take a look at my clothes – sheesh! The jackets still have shoulder-pads. Listen to my music – mostly Broadway tunes from the 1940s. Talk to my children – still […] Click to read more…

 

Figuring Out Where All That Writing Time Went

By Daphne Gray-Grant A former daily newspaper editor, Daphne Gray-Grant is a writing and editing coach and the author of the popular book 8½ Steps to Writing Faster, Better. She offers a brief and free weekly newsletter on her website. Subscribe by going to the Publication Coach. After graduating from high school I went directly to university. My best friend, however, went to live in Greece for a year. She settled on a small island, met a boyfriend and, for […] Click to read more…

 

Fear of Writing

By Daphne Gray-Grant A former daily newspaper editor, Daphne Gray-Grant is a writing and editing coach and the author of the popular book 8½ Steps to Writing Faster, Better. She offers a brief and free weekly newsletter on her website. Subscribe by going to the Publication Coach. Have I ever been scared? You bet! I was 24 years old and hanging off the side of a mountain (I mean that literally!) with a friend. It didn’t help that my hiking […] Click to read more…