Beanery Online Literary Magazine

April 14, 2008

WHAT IS THE KEY INDICATOR TO YOUR WRITING SUCCESS?

—written by Carolyn C. Holland

I’m computer/electronics challenged. Thus, when I suggested setting up an Internet site to the Beanery Writers Group, I was actually pushing myself into a learning-mode with accountability. The mode I chose was the blog, because after surfing I-net sites, it seemed it was the easiest to manage.

I struggled, set it up and held a group lesson on blogging, using my home computer. We were on our way, with a couple of members in our small writers group taking hold. And we were well pleased to watch our “hit” count rise each month, ending up with almost 50,000 hits.

However, an ugly little question kept cropping up. What did the (more…)

December 17, 2007

MY 2007 WRITING EXPERIENCE

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—written by Carolyn

In 2007, my writing “career” hit high and low points.

My only article published was one on a Holocaust survivor, Bob Mendler, which appeared in the Westmoreland County (PA) Historical Society magazine in April.

Meanwhile, I was offered two writing jobs “out of the blue,” which is very good for a writer’s ego—and I admit, my ego blossomed. (more…)