Some upcoming contests for writers
This article details some of the most egregious conversational offences against Folks Who Like to Read (FWLR). (I just made up this designation. Let’s pronounce the abbreviation ‘fowler’, shall we?)
Need last minute holiday gifts? Here are some ideas for the literary folks on your list.
Ok, I made a decision: I am going to go to the:
2016 Iceland Writers Retreat
The man-panion may even come with me because he digs volcanos and hot springs and such (not literally). I wonder if I can talk my friend and fellow writer Ray into coming with me, too. ‘Cause Ray and I like to get into trouble together, it’s one of our best things. 😉
Do you know wikiwrimo ? It’s a wiki about all things writing-related. Check out this list of timed creative challenges.
This Ted Talk by Elizabeth Gilbert is brilliant.
Electronic open-access to the Harvard Classics.
Setting aside– for the moment– the problem of “serious vs. popular literature” as tool for cultural gatekeeping, re-inscription of class bias, and boring ole’ elitism, here is David Foster Wallace’s syllabus for teaching ‘serious’ literature with so-called lightweight books.
Curious about how to promote your writing when all you really want to do is stay at home with the cat and a good book? Read this.
So you’re are an indie author? Or maybe you’re with a publishing house, but they’ve left all the promotion to you? Try these ideas.