Archives for October
The Writer Will See You Now
Speaking to Someone: Survival and the Book Tour
The Doldrums – Latitude and Longitude
To Blog or Not To Blog: Authors Online
Specialized Unwanted Manuscript Disposal Project
Dear Diary … Can I get away with Journal Excerpts in Fiction?
Don't Call it a Comeback
Elitism in Publishing
View to A Kill: Finding the Best Point-of-View
Literature’s Gender Divide: Numbers About Old-Fashioned, Boring, Outrageous Sexism
6 Things To Do Before Submission Day
Getting it done
Interview with Nigel Hamilton
Another Movable Feast – A List of Unusual Tools For Writers On The Internet
Mentors, Monsters, & Muses
Writing Good Sex Scenes
Travel Writing 101
You Had Me At Woof
Books You MUST Read Before You Die
'Scariest Man In America' – An Interview With Jack Ketchum
October 24, 2014
From the Archives: A Reader, Writing…A Writer, Reading
By Bethanne Patrick Originally published on November 6, 2013 Twitter bio ends with the words “Above all, a reader.” That’s how I’ve always thought of myself. Since the time I learned how to decipher words on a page, I’ve been a voracious consumer of the written word, someone who is ...
October 22, 2014
GIMME A CAPPACHINO: 5 CAFFEINATED GOTTA KNOW READS
By Randy Susan Meyers Halloween nears. Winter approaches. In the Northeast we face snow shoveling, icy roads, and bleak grey skies. Our rewards? Sundays curled on the couch with a great book. I could offer lists of classics you can finally settle into, uber-literary masterpieces to read with your ...
October 20, 2014
Turning the Tables on a Bad Writing Day
By Juliette Fay You can tell when it’s stacking up to be a bad writing day. You look at the list of non-writing stuff that needs to get done, throw up your hands and think, No possible way. Or the thought of whatever project you’re working on ignites that gnawing ...
October 17, 2014
By Kathy Crowley A few weeks ago I signed up for a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). This could be seen as the desperate impulse of a middle-aged person to keep pace with The New. On the other hand, this class is part of a series put together by the ...
October 15, 2014
How Writing Screenplays Helps You Write Better Dialogue
By Dell Smith So, you’re a pretty good writer. You’ve got swell feedback from your writing instructors and your peer critique group. Your plots are airtight, the structures of your stories are built with the care and precision of a civil engineer, your themes carry built-in platforms that agents and ...
October 13, 2014
Freeing the Rabbit: On Reading and Empathy
By Nichole Bernier The other day my six-year-old ran in the house screaming: “A RABBIT IS STUCK IN THE SOCCER NET!” When I went outside the poor thing was writhing frantic, the webbing wrapped double around its neck. The line was so tight it seemed impossible for it to be ...
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