Category Archives: Writing

Rejection

There is nothing any writer knows better than rejection. Rejection letters are just part of the game. I was terrified of rejection when I first began to write, so much so that after my first story rejection I didn’t stop … Continue reading

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Scalzi on Writing: Review

You’re Not Fooling Anyone When You Take Your Laptop to a Coffee Shop: Scalzi on Writing by John Scalzi My rating: 4 of 5 stars How you rate this book, I think, depends primarily on what you expected when you … Continue reading

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What makes a writer?

The inkpunks have an interesting post up regarding the question of when you can call yourself a writer.  It’s a topic I don’t worry too much about nowadays but I remember being obsessed with the idea when I was younger … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Day 29

I did it. Word Count for the day: 2,051 wordsTotal Word Count so far: 50,464 words

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NaNoWriMo – Day 28

Word Count for the day: 1,219 wordsTotal Word Count so far: 48,311 words Thought I’d pass the finish line today but I just couldn’t make the words flow.  Maybe tomorrow. So close, yet so far.

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NaNoWriMo – Day 26

Word Count for the day: 2,023 wordsTotal Word Count so far: 47,092 words So close I can taste it. Maybe tomorrow even?

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NaNoWriMo – Days 24 & 25

I took last night off to revise a short story I wrote last weekend so as to get some feedback from my distinguished circle of first readers prior to shopping it around at the end of the month. I wrote … Continue reading

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