From the "writing" category:
Ah, June… Summer is at our doorstep, the days are (almost all of them) seeming to get a little bit longer, and for the second year in a row I am partaking in my daily blogging exercise, marginally focused along a …read the full post ⇒
My first ever “week of lists” wraps to a close and I’m going to give you yet another navel-gazing meta-style post about blogging — because, if for no other reason, there is a lot of bad blogging advice out there. See, the …read the full post ⇒
Sunday afternoon on a long weekend and what am I doing? Well, apart from some (perhaps) deserved rest-time after a grueling morning run followed by a couple hours in the sun planting the rest of my garden, I’m writing the second …read the full post ⇒
As I continue to (inadvertently) turn this blog into a series of “special feature” articles, I introduce yet another new series here on this, my lunch hour: Five Topics, also known as five posts I hope YOU write.
Five blog idea …
It was something Claire said; She has been decidedly artistic lately. I don’t know if it’s a phase or a personality quirk or a blossoming skill, but she’s been churning out this inspired quantity of increasingly complex art lately. And …read the full post ⇒
This should be the last of the Disneyland posts for a while… I promise. But having spent the entire of last week in the so-called Happiest Place on Earth (TM) and returning with only a handful of memories in the form of …read the full post ⇒
I’ve been reading through Scott McCleod’s Understanding Comics, a kind-of non-fiction graphic-novel-esque work that deconstructs the art of comics in the form of a comic. It is an aging work, originally published in 1993, and thus has little to say about …read the full post ⇒
While I haven’t been writing a novel this month for the infamous NaNoWrimo, I have been working on a different and still very interesting (at least, to me) creative project.
Astute readers may recall that I dabbled in the creating of …
I was not impressed by an article I read in Salon yesterday (“Better yet, DON\’T write that novel” by Laura Miller) encouraging writers to ignore the allure of events like NaNoWriMo and keep their novels in their heads. Nothing stinks so …read the full post ⇒