Rejected Writing


How Freelancers, Nonfiction Writers, and Novelists Succeed

This website – The Adventurous Writer – isn’t just about my successes and failures as a freelance writer and book author. That’s secondary, because I dislike writing about myself. Rather, this site is about how to succeed as a novelist and nonfiction writer! How writers succeed is as easy (and as complicated) as one thing: commitment. And maybe self-discipline, too. […]


Addicted to Writing – A Writers Contest Entry

Ever submitted something to a writing contest? Did you lose? Yeah…me, too. Below is a piece I wrote for the Surrey International Writers Conference, about being addicted to writing. It didn’t win, place or show — but it improved my writing skills and it spurred me to write a blog post for Quips and Tips for Successful Writers! That article is called 7 […]