Monthly Archives: February 2015

Handling The Low Points

Back to sharing the brilliant wisdom of others.  Here’s a great guest post by Jim C. Hines aptly titled Despair about how all writers at some time experience feelings of failure and inadequacy.  Actually, many times if they stick with … Continue reading

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You Have To Choose

Another great post to share from PCW. (Who is currently out of action with a broken elbow, poor thing.  Hope she heals soon.) Here’s a great quote from it: “The most effective writing is often counter-intuitive. In this case, it … Continue reading

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Best Compliment Ever

My mom finished reading my latest novel and her comment was that at times she forgot she was reading a novel written by her child because she got so into the story. How awesome is that? Of course, I depend … Continue reading

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Following Trends

I’m still working my way through old blog posts I’ve bookmarked to share, but I ran across a new one by KKR yesterday that I figured was worth sharing now: Business Musings: Following The Crowd This one’s especially interesting because … Continue reading

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Brilliant Storytelling Advice

Yet another post to share.  This one from Hayden Trenholm: Sorry, Your Submission Didn’t Grab Me So much good advice in here.  Read the whole thing even though at one point he cautions that it’s a long post. I think … Continue reading

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Some Business-Related Posts To Share

Okay, so these aren’t specific to writers or writing, but they have important messages, nonetheless. First, is 5 Signs It’s Time To Quit Your Job by Sallie Krawcheck. I think I bookmarked this one for her fourth reason on that … Continue reading

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Critiques

Back to sharing all the posts I’ve bookmarked and have yet to share on here…This one is from the indomitable Janet Reid.  Another blog that I’ve pretty much followed since I found it. And, anyone who ever thinks of querying … Continue reading

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SFWA Is Admitting Self-Publishers!! And Small Press Authors, too…

Here’s the link. I know not everyone thinks RMFW membership is necessary or good, but I like having the option available.

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Random Thoughts

No sharing of blog posts today.  I figured I’d share some random thoughts I’m having instead because I’m sure all y’all just love to hear those.  Haha… So, first, yesterday I received in the mail the paperback proof of one … Continue reading

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One Hit Wonders

Okay.  Day two of working through all the blog posts I’ve bookmarked to share.  The next one was actually another one from PCW, so I skipped it in favor of one from Seth Godin, another person whose blog I faithfully … Continue reading

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