For the curious, this is a large part of the genealogy website rebuild that I’m doing for the next week or so. I typically use Family Tree Maker 2019 for my main research; along with the applications for MyHeritage and …Continue reading →
I’m trying to stay in writing mode, as I have two books currently in progress. One is the previously described “How the Devil Got His Horns, and other tails” and the other is a book on Tarot. So, of necessity, …Continue reading →
Over on Facebook, Samuel R. Delany, answering a question in a post, offered the best and most succinct writing advice anyone has ever codified. Here, in its entirety, it is: (Read the rest at Flogging Babel)
I sat down one evening and tried to recreate a listing of all of my published works over the years. I know that this isn’t a complete listing, as there were many things I submitted for publication that were accepted by various and sundry publications that I’ve forgotten over the years, some gaming, Sci-fi, and fandom -zines, some vanity press things, and whatnot, but this is off the top of my head that I can actually remember.
http://www.sfwa.org/other-resources/for-authors/writer-beware/agents/?fbclid=IwAR2q0Snl2-Y-qKplTMfDnjrS-E6sEdCIRuGfYqrTrDH20sfxSKwi9RIwTeg The article linked above was mentioned elsewhere by a friend. It’s well worth reading.
Block. Muse. No block. Tide, flow – ebb. Art: Create, Write. Work. Hobby. Eat, breathe. Career. Get a job Feed your art. Live. Enjoy. Love. Above all – create. The last day of the Writers’ Weekend at Coppertoppe, I jotted …Continue reading →
As noted on Zig Zag Claybourne’s website:“In grown-folks land, “It’s Turning Purple, I Think We Should Quit” was the subject of a riotous podcast discussion by the good folks at Gotham Lights Podcast. Listen here. NSFW but, seriously, when has that ever stopped you?” I …Continue reading →
At a recent writers’ workshop that I attended, there was a brief discussion on reading reviews. Some did, some didn’t; a very few read every review, regardless. One person commented on a “One Star” review that they had committed to memory. …Continue reading →
I have been instructed, on more than one occasion, that unless you are writing every day, you are not “A Real Writer”“TM & Pat Pending” So sad, too bad. I don’t write, at least not in the usual and customary …Continue reading →