A recent post on The League of Extraordinary Writers blog inspired my own post, as I began thinking over all the writing advice I've read over the past few years. This is particularly helpful to me right now as I haven't written anything other than an email or a letter to various relatives the past … Continue reading Writing Advice: By Writers, For Writers
...a.k.a. pen name a.k.a. pseudonym a.k.a. literary double a.k.a. alias.Do not be concerned, I am not talking about this Halloween costume supply shop.I'm talking about the custom of a person who was born with one name adopting another (or several other) names under which to publish their books. This was, and still is, a common … Continue reading Nom de Plume…
John Scalzi has a brilliant (I know I'm overusing that word) post entitled "Why In Fact Publishing Will Not Go Away Anytime Soon: A Deeply Slanted Play in Three Acts".Particularly appropriate for authors or authors-to-be in the current publishing/book industry market today.Also, hysterical.Please read.
Today, my coworker Emily C. was rounding up Sigg water bottles and their caps for a return she was putting together. Don't worry, Sigg is a great product, they were switching out some styles for us, and if you don't yet have a Sigg bottle, you should run out to your nearest independent provider and … Continue reading Sigg Water Bottles
For whatever reason, I'm finding it difficult to sit down and make the time to write. You'd think with no more class twice a week nor the homework required for them, I’d be writing reams every day. Sadly, this is not the case. While I want to blame it on the myriad of other interesting … Continue reading Writing Prompt One