Tag Archives: Books & Such blog

Some More Thoughts on Pen Names

A few good posts have come out in the last week related to pen names, so I thought I’d share them and maybe talk a little more about my experience with using pen names and give a few pointers. First, … Continue reading

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You Have To Write The Damn Thing First

In my daily forum trolling, I ran across a post today about someone who wants to be a writer.  I say good for them and would never want to discourage them from making that effort. But… I don’t have high … Continue reading

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Some Useful Bibs and Bobs

(Bibs and bobs?  What can I say.  Every once in a while I pretend I’m from somewhere else…Poorly.) So, I have a few random links to share that I thought might be useful to folks. First, do you write inspirational … Continue reading

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Anonymity and Privacy

With the recent revelation that J.K Rowling wrote and published a book under the pen name Robert Galbraith, I’ve been thinking once again about the whole issue of anonymity and maintaining one’s privacy in a public field. I’m fortunate in … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Telling Your Own Story

Yesterday Books & Such had a good post: A Complicated Genre – Telling Your Own Story about the unique challenges that people who choose to write about their history of abuse face in finding a market and audience for that … Continue reading

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It seems today’s theme is motivation

Perhaps it has something to do with NaNoWriMo, but when I checked my usual round of writing blogs this morning, THREE of them had articles up about motivation.  I had bookmarked PCW’s for later sharing, but since the other two … Continue reading

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