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What I Learned About Writing This Week…from The Consortium

Aaron’s new release and my final draft completion have me thinking airy thoughts about publication and book sales and promotion and what-hast-thou. Accordingly, I’ve been keeping an eye on our sales numbers…

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from King and Straub

Tweet Mr. Stephen King and Mr. Peter Straub, that is. These two gentlemen co-wrote a couple books, if you didn’t know. And I’m currently enjoying the second of that couple most muchly, yup. The first, The Talisman, I read years and years ago. So, before I started this new read, I hied myself to my […]

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from Being a Business

Today’s rant is brought to you by my most recent realization: namely, that I don’t want to be a business. I am a writer. Hear me ROAR.

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from Dean Koontz. Again.

Tweet This week’s WILAWriTWe is brought to you by my bookshelf that broke during the move. Some poor soul had leaned it up against the side of the truck, that it might be loaded thereonto — when lo! behold! a gust of wind blew the bookshelf over, smashing it into smithereens upon the pavement! Okay, […]

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from Friends

Last week, I read this blog post by The JackB. Jack talks about blogging because you’re passionate about it and blogging what you’re passionate about. He takes exception to bloggers who blog about things they don’t really want to be talking about — all for the sake of SEO, King Content, and headlining. Jack’s post made me wonder if that’s the trap I’ve been falling into lately…

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from Becca J. Campbell

What happens to a creative when she’s not creating? She either wilts, or she gets restlessly itchy… .

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from Paint Samples

Characters are like the paint samples of the world. Some of them are vivid. Some are pale. A select few are restful and pleasant to the reader’s eye the moment they step onto the page. Yet others look icky, no matter what light we cast them in. But they all need molding and clarifying, and that’s where the hard work starts…

What I Learned about Writing This Week…from WILAWritWe

I’ve learned that I glean inspiration from about a kajillion more sources than I ever thought I did. To celebrate this cramazing realization, I shall now share with you a list (with headings, sha-ZAM!) of WILAWriTWe inspirations.

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from De-Crapping My Closet

Greetings, dear inklings. Today’s WILAWriTWe title comes to you courtesy of the German language, directly translated with love by Yours Truly.

You see, in German, there is the word Mist. This word is what we in linguistics would call a “false friend”: It looks like it means “fine spray of water,” and yet, it means nothing of the sort…

What I Learned About Writing This Week…from Jericho

Tweet When it comes to movies and TV shows, I am continually behind-the-times. I grew up watching AFN (American Forces Network, which, as I understand, bought shows from stateside networks. This meant we saw TV shows 6-18 months after they started airing in the US. The delay was only frustrating if you were someone who’d […]