I’ve seen a lot of blogging of Neil Gaiman’s Nine Rules for Writers floating around the Internet, but I’ve yet to find where Neil himself penned this list in its re-blogged form. What I did find was a link to Neil’s Advice to Authors on his blog. The list that is floating around is a… Continue reading Neil Gaiman’s Advice
I have a hangover. It’s really not fair. In order to feel like this, one should have had to drink in excess, possibly while wearing a lamp shade and dancing on an elevated surface. And yet, my bar is intact, and my pool table is safe. No alcohol passed my lips last night. Not even… Continue reading Accomplishment is But the First Step
“Reading at meals is considered rude in polite society, but if you expect to succeed as a writer, rudeness should be the second-to-least of your concerns. The least of all should be polite society and what it expects. If you intend to write as truthfully as you can, your days as a member of polite… Continue reading A Writer’s Life in Polite Society
May your holiday season be filled with wonder, intrigue, magic, imagination and a good helping of badassery! Love to all! – Shanan
Make sure you read Balance first, and then go read Beyond the Veil! Courtney masterfully builds a world of intrigue, magic and suspense, while spinning a fresh and inventive story rich with detail and tangible characters. You don’t want to miss these prequel stories leading up to her Rogue Portal novel series!
I seriously want this shirt. It’s right here, in case anyone wants to order it for me. The nice plumb color would be fantastic. XL. Thanks 🙂 I posted this link on my Facebook wall, and it sparked a fun discussion about old typewriters. I learned to type on a machine that looked much like… Continue reading Old School
Since I’m not doing anything other than alternating between feeling sick (stupid head cold) and frantically pulling together Christmas (stupid Christmas)… and I haven’t been writing, or even thinking about writing — at all — you get my Yule Log recipe instead of a well-thought-out, writing-related post. YAY! I love this Yule Log cake (also… Continue reading A Yule Log, Straight From Your Freezer?
This is a test. It is only a test. If this were a real post, there would be useful, interesting or at the very least anecdotal information here. But instead, have this video…. http://youtu.be/oVfHeWTKjag You see, the other day, I put up a post with the tile “Safety First,” and it was pushed by Facebook… Continue reading Great news! This title has nothing to do with the post!
“You run and you run to catch up with the sun, but it’s sinking; Chasing around, to come up behind you again.” I love Pink Floyd. Ok, I love old Pink Floyd. These words popped up on my Facebook feed this morning, and it got my wheels turning about the idea of time, and how… Continue reading It’s a Matter of Time
I’ve been thinking about writing a post like this for a while. Courtney beat me to it. I love, love, love this post.