A drawback to being a writer is having way too many how-to writing books. As if the books could impart a template that would enable you to sail forth and write prodigiously. The smarter books call themselves simply, ‘Guides”. The ones I give side eye to are the ones that proclaim they are, “The Ultimate Guide”. I’m not sure anything is the ultimate guide to writing. Part of the problem is people are different. How many times
The first issue of 2018 of Gyroscope Review is now available, featuring a hand drawn cover done by me, Constance Brewer. Pen and ink drawings that were popped into the computer for some touch up and a few groundhog hole details. The Gyroscope groundhog wants you to go forth and protest for what you believe in, or at least come up for air and see what’s going on around you. Take part, a little or a lot.
Hi, welcome to the new and hopefully improved home site of Constance Brewer, Poet and Writer. I tried to give guests an overall feel for my writing without going into excruciating detail. Some poetry, some fiction (mainly short stories). There is also a page on my nonfiction work, mostly editing, but also a list of essays I’ve written over the years on writing, posted on my blog Life on the Periphery or on the poetry journal I
Hi, welcome to the new version of Constance Brewer’s webpage, The Periphery. Here you will find information about me, writer Constance Brewer, as well as a list of publications and excerpts of my writing. Look around, enjoy some poems, fiction, nonfiction—and contact me if you have something you want to chat about. Looking forward to hearing from you.