Persevere and Win a Free Book!

Heading into a new year, we here at Write Despite have been thinking a lot about perseverance. Lately it seems that this quality, more than any other, is responsible for whatever good fortune we’ve had. We consulted Merriam-Webster for an exact definition. Perseverance:  continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition.Continue reading “Persevere and Win a Free Book!”

Author Hardy Jones: Writing is Like Exercise

Hi everyone! Many thanks to all who commented on Gigi Amateau’s post last week. She has picked a winner for her book giveaway. Congratulations to Kipley Herr! And now please welcome novelist and teacher Hardy Jones to Write Despite. Hardy joins us today to share his thoughts on the persuasive powers of T. Coraghessan Boyle, the litmusContinue reading “Author Hardy Jones: Writing is Like Exercise”