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Banned Books Month-A Writer’s Responsability


  Or what I like to call, the Other Side of the Coin (capitalized for your convenience). But what do I mean by that? Simple, creators of works (books, games, movies) have to step up to the plate and assume responsibility for their work. It’s not enough to say “change the channel”. Nor is it […]

You Can’t Fight the Feeling


Nope, you can’t. And I don’t mean that loving feeling. I mean your gut, your instincts. Let me explain. A month or so back I announced the end of my editing process. All I had to do was type it up, write the query letter and off to join the ranks of published authors. Except […]

Another Writer’s Meme


I got tagged by Amy to join another writer’s meme: What was the last thing you wrote? A couple of shorts for my Flash Fiction Friday posts. On the novel front I finished the first draft of my second novel, titled Sturm und Drang. Come August I go back to edit that monster. Was it […]

I SUCK!


Did I mention I suck? Because I do according to these choice words: If you are a English Literature graduate I’d expect fewer grammatical errors in your query. and, You are still not in command of the English language No wonder my Betas passed on my book! Damn! Aaaargh!

Another Round of Writer’s Blogs


It’s Friday, which means more Writer’s blog. Let’s get started, shall we? A Writer’s Journey: A writer’s blog that doubles as a writer’s resources page/site as well. Lefty In My Write Mind: Emily Murdoch’s blog. Interesting tone and subject matter. Mind Over Mullis:  She put the hilarity in the phrase “and hilarity ensues” . The […]

Done with the One-Pass Revision-Sort of


Yay! I’m done. Sort of. Not really. Because I have to take what I have and transcribe it to the memory banks of my personal computing machine.  I didn’t take out as much as I thought I had to, but I definitely have to re-write some key chapters and consolidate some others. If I’m diligent […]

More Writers’ Blogs and Resources


Another Friday, another list of writers’ blogs and online resources: The Writing Runner: According to the About write up: “I’m a writer in my 20s who also loves to run, and I’ve been having trouble doing both lately. This blog is my attempt to get back into the groove in both departments, hopefully before my […]

Why you should avoid “sex scenes”


So you’re reading along, engrossed in the action when all of the sudden, bang! The lights go out and you hear strange music in your mind (bow,chicka,bowow!)…errm, sorry that was my Libido (Hi folks!). Yes you just stumbled over the dreaded “sex scene”! As a rule I avoid them (the old pan up to the […]

Writer’s Blogs and a Contest!


Hello again fellow scribes! First off I have two more blogs to recommend today: Medieval Soul/Postmodern World (actual title): By Nancy Hightower. Breezy atmosphere and cool crowd. Go check it out. The Writing Runner: A cool blog by a writer and a runner (like the title did not clue you in on that one). Talking […]

If only life came with a monster truck option


Good news…. I got the first of my Beta back! Bad news…. I got a cold! I find myself reading and rereading the assesment and while I can not find any fault in it, I do have to fight the urge to “defend” my work. I am grateful to the person who wrote it (a […]

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