13 Weapons Every Writer Must Have For The Zombie Apocalypse

For my 100th blog post on this ominous 13th of December 2012 (in the Eve of Ruin of ALL CIVILIZATION! *blood-shot stare*), I’ve polished my 13 zombie emergency weapons and readied them for battle. So put on your gloves and goggles, and let’s get ready to roll!   Stationery Shotgun A modified four-barrel shotgun that can spitContinue reading “13 Weapons Every Writer Must Have For The Zombie Apocalypse”

13 Types of Writers’ Blogs – Pros and Cons

There are a great many different types of author blogs out there, some of them absolutely awesome (like John Scalzi’s Whatever, Chuck Wendig’s Terribleminds, Larry Brooks’ Storyfix, Janice Hardy’s The Other Side Of The Story and Jody Hedlund‘s blog, and dozens more) and some of them rather peculiar and all over the place (won’t give examples, I’m sure youContinue reading “13 Types of Writers’ Blogs – Pros and Cons”

Crazy Writing in November and the Top 10 Most Bizzare Mental Disorders

November is the perfect month for writing and being creative, whether along with the gazillion people doing NaNoWriMo, or just because the weather has begun to suck so badly there’s just no other viable thing to do but curl up with a good book (preferably your own manuscript) and travel to another world. This yearContinue reading “Crazy Writing in November and the Top 10 Most Bizzare Mental Disorders”

Hopping To The Next Big Thing

Blog hops. Can’t live with them, can’t ignore them, lest thy upseteth the balance of the internet-eth. Hence — the hoppeling. Last week I got tagged by writer and friend Renée Miller, who got tagged by short story writer Helen Maryles Shankman, who got tagged by someone who got tagged, and so it hops along.Continue reading “Hopping To The Next Big Thing”

What are you blogging for?

Last week, literary agent and blogger Rachelle Gardner put up a post on the need for a platform for each writer, and a heated discussion ensued, more or less centered on blogging being a time suck for writers, and of “platform” being more than just an online presence. This week, author Jody Hedlund reopened theContinue reading “What are you blogging for?”