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4 Steps to Salvage the Day

Some days suck. Things break. People let you down. Traffic. It is high time we as writers (most with day/night jobs to pay the bills) need to let ourselves off the hook for things we cannot control. 430 more words


Interview with Joyce Chng

A Singaporean, Joyce Chng writes mainly science fiction (SFF) and YA fiction. She likes steampunk and tales of transformation/transfiguration. Her fiction has appeared in Crossed Genres… 764 more words

The Best Place to Write a Book … Keeping the Creative Process Sparkly

By Elle Casey

As a writer, I’m often asked where I work, where the writing literally gets done. Do I have an office? Am I one of those people who works on a computer in Starbucks? 854 more words

The Craft Of Writing

WRITER’S SHELF: THE POPSUGAR 2015 BOOK CHALLENGE! Book #5: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

So it’s time again to take a break from subscription boxes and catch up with my Popsugar Book Challenge. I’ve been plugging away at my reading scavenger list and I’m long overdue for another book review. 519 more words

Writer's Shelf

Karate Chop the Writer's Block

There’s a reason why it’s called a cursor.

That’s exactly what it does.

It curses your best ideas.

It curses your creativity.

It curses your ability to even type the words on the page. 600 more words

Creative Writing

Interview with Jim Zoetewey -- The Legion of Nothing: Rebirth

Jim Zoetewey grew up in Holland, Michigan, near where L Frank Baum wrote The Wizard of Oz and other books in that series. Admittedly, Baum moved away more than sixty years before Jim was even born, but it’s still kind of cool… 1,087 more words


My Writer's Forum Breakup

I have an on again, off again relationship with writer forums. Okay, one in particular that tends to drive me batty.

This previous week, I was having a marketing issue, which led to me asking a question on a very well known and frequently visited forum. 383 more words

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