Monthly Archive: October 2012

Journeys, maps and destinations

This was, originally, going on my own personal journal, and I guess, it might in some form or another later. I’ve been *very* quiet lately.  Real life got in the way, I guess (which is a lesson indies might want to pay attention to) and then, when I thought it...

Affirmation vs. Entitlement

It’s important that someone celebrate our existence… People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture.Lois McMaster...

Writers Protect Yourself

I was contacted recently by a writer trying to get out of their contract, a service person working with a writer but frustrated by the seemingly unreasonable demands of a ‘publisher’, and responded to a post by a writer who thought they were working with an agent who really wasn’t....

The Pros and Cons of Cons (Conventions)

  There’s a Con for almost every genre and make no mistake about it, nook conventions are fun! And noisy. Just imagine a building full of people who actually want to talk about writing, and ENJOY it. It’s like heaven for writers. Okay, so I’m going to do things in...