It’s been too long since I posted one of these. Writer’s block is a strange wall that can stand in your way for days and yet be smashed by a single idea or word. Knowing this, you throw ideas and words at it and they all bounce off as if they’re made from yarn or…
Like all graphs and infographics telling you how to write your story, be prepared to throw this out the window as soon you actually begin. There are those who write by the seat of our pants, and there are many names for us (though I do enjoy the term “Pantsers”), but for many there is…
Here’s some sage advice from the grand wizard of the graphic novel, Alan Moore, recorded at an anti library closure protest at St James Library, Northampton, UK in 2011.
Jennifer Weiner, author of Good In Bed, In Her Shoes and The Next Best Thing reminds us that sometimes we shouldn’t give a shit what critics say.
Sage advice from the philosopher and essayist.
Seriously, this needs to be looked at, committed to the space in your brain normally reserved for obscure Star Wars trivia, then you should never look at it again. Don’t believe me? Here’s Consulting Editor Alan Rinzler telling you to do it, and here’s Erik Wecks at LitReactor mentioning that this is what the best…
Bad news for Book Widows from Ernest Hemingway.
Words of wisdom from the author of Ignore Everything.
Words of wisdom from one of the fathers of Science Fiction.
“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” – Stephen King