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Space for Rent: Between Glamorization and Hard Truths
Tweet of the Day: The Author’s Voice – Diane Dooley ——- Art is visceral. For good or for ill. Many times, it is both, with no dividing line in between. No, there is none, what so ever. I would like to have one, even a squiggly, snaking line on the beach that any five year […]
Weekend Roundup: December 11-17
Tweet of the Day: The Most Important Writing Lesson I Ever Learned ——– Well, what do you know, a full week of blogging! It has been awhile, hasn’t it. I guess it must be the holidays or something. Lets take a peek, shall we? Sun: Kicking off the week with some philosophical musings- Off Limits […]
Weekend Update: September 18-24 with 50% more fanfic!
Tweet of the Day: The Big Sexy Problem with Superheroines and Their ‘Liberated Sexuality’ ——– This was the week of ending and near endings. Wizards’ World War Season 1 drew to a close. It felt a bit rushed, I know, and I’ll have to revised in the near future, but my gut told me that […]
On Writing: Fan Fiction
Tweet of the Day: Exercise Your “What-if” Muscle ——– According to Wikipedia, fan fiction is: Fan fiction (alternately referred to as fanfiction, fanfic, FF, or fic) is a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters (or simply fictional characters) or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original […]
Sunday Tweet: Horror Novel Soundtrack
Tweet of the Day: Horror Novel Soundtrack ——- Music. Long time readers of this blog know that I find endless inspiration in music, although I can’t sing worth a damn. And if you follow the link above you will find that I am not the only one. Tasha loves all things 19th century and her […]
So What Now?
Tweet of the Day: How to Sue Dialogue to Avoid Lengthy Info Dumps —— So far I kept a steadier posting schedule than any time in the past. That is the good news. The bad news? I need more things to post! I have a few ideas for regular features: More Blog Immigrants/Re-Post: culling the […]
A dog sitting on a bar stool is kind of crazy. Me using spreadsheets to organize my characters in RoE, now that is insane. I like to blame Amy for this little jaunt to the insane asylum. I can barely use Excel and yet here I am, filling out cells, well, like crazy! When one […]
Clearing the Deck-Week 2: Killing My Darlings
The 360 is back on. 😦 Tried to keep the streak but half way through the week I failed. Couldn’t do it any more. Why? I sent an excerpt (first 450 words) of my first WIP to a contest, to see if I could snag an agent. Missed the first dateline, almost missed the second. […]