Writer Everlasting

Ramona Grigg
A long-time writer, teacher, and editor wants to talk about our addiction to words. Laughs, advice, inspiration, and essays on the writing life. And wine, if I can figure out how to do that.
Created 18 Jul 2021
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  • The Writer Writes
    05 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 8
    Hi guys, I’ve been writing! I swear! You, too? Lordy, I hope so. A word here, a word there. Pretty soon we’ve molded them into something usable. But what if we’re not ready to publish them? What if we...
  • The Amazing Endurance of Remarkable Words
    23 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    A while back, I published this piece at Constant Commoner, my sister publication here at Substack, but it occurred to me that it’s a piece for writers, too. We’re all about words and this is a piece a...
  • Wonderment as a Writing Tool
    21 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 9 9
    Subscribe now From Merriam-Webster: A more vivid definition of wonder might be ‘surprised amazement’. I love that. It’s the kind of thing we see in children as they discover the world around them. Sur...
  • I've Found My Perfect Pen!
    14 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 6
    Subscribe now Last week I was writing in my journal with my Pilot G2 07 and right in the middle of a delicious rant the ink ran out. No warning, it just quit. So I grabbed what I thought was another o...
  • The Art of Creative Nonfiction
    13 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 5 21
    My inspiration - author’s photo Until a few weeks ago, I edited Indelible Ink, a creative nonfiction publication on Medium. My submission guidelines were no doubt longer than they should have been bec...
  • Shonda Rhimes Kicked my Ass and Told Me to Get Going
    06 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 10 6
    I revised this piece from one I wrote a while back and—confession time—nearly forgot about. Shonda’s words meant so much to me at the time, I realize now I should have had her entire book tattooed all...
  • Writing Short and Sweet
    04 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 9 15
    Do you like what you see here? Consider subscribing so you don’t miss any of my posts. And don’t forget to share this with your friends. ‘Likes’ are welcome and so are Tips. But nothing is mandatory a...
  • How Our Own Biases Color Our Writing
    30 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 5
    Do you like what you see here? Consider subscribing so you don’t miss any of my posts. And don’t forget to share this with your friends. ‘Likes’ are welcome and so are Tips. But nothing is mandatory a...
  • A Writer's Case for Privacy
    27 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 6 0
    Hi writers, if this looks familiar it’s because I’ve moved it over from the now defunct “Strictly Writing” section at my sister blog, Constant Commoner. You may have read it there. It fits much better...
  • My Childhood Was a Happy One
    26 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I wrote this tongue-in-cheek but the truth is, I did have a happy childhood. While it was fun to write, I wrote it this way, as a pseudo-confessional, as a way to put doubt in other’s minds, because I...
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