I’m writing a short story involving a trial, so I’ve been reading a lot of books with trials. Went back and read some of the first of the Perry Mason books, then switched to Leah Bracket’s Jon Eric Stark stories for something completely different. —- If you want to grow as a writer, you must […]
A handy little chart of stuff you can and can’t feed your dog. —- Most dogs will happily chow down on human food, whether you give them a treat or they sneakily steal something off the counter. But some foods can be bad or even dangerous for your dog’s health. Here…
Might have to try a few of these. —- Writing isn’t always the easiest thing. Thankfully, there are all types of apps out there to help you stay organized and focused. Whether…
Trying to do about a con a month this year, so I’m taking this to heart. I honestly think it’s just good advice for any trip, though. —- So I’ve been seeing a lot of posts around about how horrible congoers treat hotels, but not much …
Apparently, I’m a fucking genius. —- Are you smart? Take a look at these 7 science-backed signs of high intelligence, including being lazy, taking risks, and using profanity.
Have any of you used Scrivner? What do you think? —- In this post, we look closely at two of the best pieces of book writing software: Microsoft Word and Scrivener, and talk about where each shines and fails.
I think I agree with about 40 of these. They just aren’t all winners. —- Don’t waste your readers’ time
The key to writing more might be just writing faster. I know the more I write, the better I get (at leat it seems so to me). —- If time is tight, or you’re paid by the hour, learning to write faster can make a huge difference. These tips from a veteran freelance writer show […]
If it was easy we’d all be doing it, right? —- Or, why one writer has 5000 book flyers in her closet.
Good advice. Especially about the BS filter. —- A detailed look at how a self-taught writer can approach teaching themselves to write fiction.