Blog: Veni, Vidi, Scripsi

(I Came, I Saw, I Wrote)

July 24, 2013

I can't make up my mind how many book signings to have in October. At first I thought I do 3, one in each location in Durham Region (Oshawa, Ajax, Pickering). I thought the more places I had it the better chance we'd have at raising money for the Denise House.


But now...

July 21, 2013

Oh how I must paint

the image of perfection before me


I watch the sweet slumber,

the whisper of her breathing,

the scent of soft skin and dreams


She stirs ever so slightly 

and I hold my breath 

so as not to disturb her


Time stands still


Oh how I could watch

the tiny angel t...

July 21, 2013

Seriously?!?!?!?!? So I'm looking for a kit of magnetic words and after looking on Amazon, I decide I'm going to check out other options. I do a Google search of 'Magnetic Poetry'. And what should pop up first but a site called Magnetic Poetry. Upon clicking on it I di...

July 21, 2013

I used to go on when I was a teenager and enter poetry contests. It was a great site and had useful stuff too like a rhyming dictionary. But the best thing they had was called the Poetry in Motion contest. Everyday there were a whole bunch of words (much lik...

July 20, 2013

So as I mentioned, I'm in the midst of planning my book signing. And I got the most of the steps checked off my list. But here is a refresher:


1. Choose a Theme

2. Choose a Location

3. Alert the Media & Get the Word Out There

4. Prepare to Talk

5. Sign & Sell



So as for a...

July 17, 2013

I just wanted to say that as a writer it is important to keep your passion alive by practicing.


"Practice, Miss Bennet. Practice. You can't do enough of it."
Lady Catherine de Bourgh, Pride & Prejudice (1940 version movie)


I am consistently trying to find ways to keep...

July 16, 2013

Really starting to play my first book signing, before I thought it would be a book launch but it was hard without knowing when the book was actually going to be released. So book signing it is. I mean, the only difference is one happens right when the book is released,...

July 7, 2013

...That is the question.


I'm a writer, an author.

(You should know all this if you've found your way here from my book links, or came here to find out information about my books. But I feel like it must be said aloud...well you know what I mean)


So yes, I am a writer, y...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Online Writer's Circle Exercise Week #1

May 16, 2016

Please reload

Recent Posts

January 18, 2017

Please reload

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon


© 2013 by JANEL J. TUTAK

  • Facebook
  • Instagram