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30 Posts in 30 Days #19: The Rape of Sansa Stark (This post has nothing to do with that)

I used to be a Game of Thrones fan. Then I left my ex and got kicked out of my house. Isn’t the leaving spouse supposed to do the kicking? 609 more words


Peer Feedback – The Writer’s Perspective

Many academic writers – from students to experienced researchers – ask their colleagues, their peers, to give them feedback on texts. However, not all of them receive helpful feedback. 475 more words


The Slush of Despond

Nobody in their right mind would ever want to be a writer.  I forget who it was now – some famous film star – who said that when people envied them their job, they didn’t.   417 more words

Friends And Family

Sure, if anyone saw your search history or peered over your shoulder at the coffee shop, they’ll briefly consider you’re 100% a Crazy Person. If they ask (or give sidelong glances), mention you’re a writer.

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I'm writing. Trying to write. Writing. Trying to. That thing I'm doing. Yes.


So I’m waiting for ice cream van to come by my house writing and most of the time I feel blocked.

The only thing that seems to be working is telling myself: WRITE SHIT. 67 more words

Adventures in Writing - virtual book tour for Whipped Up lost amongst the sadness...

I’ve been reading up on this creating an e-mailing list stuff which is clogging the airwaves (is it airwaves when you’re using the internet? Mm…). Anyway, it’s like every other piece of ‘advise’ you get out there. 989 more words

Fiction Writing

Saturday Sass No. 4

Saturday snuck up on me, so I’ve decided to post a few of my favorite funny quotes about being a writer.  Enjoy! :)