Women have always fought

I just read an interesting article by Kameron Hurley over on A Dribble of Ink. ‘We have always fought’: Challenging the ‘Women, cattle, and slaves’ narrative.  Well worth reading if you’re interested in rooting out the cultural misogyny ingrained in our media. I try very hard to not tell lies about llamas in my writing, …

Words in 3-Dimensions WGA in Edmonton

Next week, I’ll be at the writer’s conference. It’s my first conference dedicated to such things. I’m actually most excited about the Structural Editing workshop I’m going to on Friday. I’d love to know the secrets of the Great and Terrible Editors (so I can apply them to my own work.) I also have the …

Zen and the art of writing

I can’t find it now, but a while back I saw a little comic on what you should do to help balance your life as a writer. Like getting exercise, leaving the house, etc. The one that I have the hardest time with is taking time to consume as well as produce. I’m horrible at …

Think of the Children!

Interesting, but not surprising. I suspect paperback books will only last another generation anyway. The use of natural resources, etc will push print books to a specialty niche of collectible volumes and POD. I’m just happy kids are reading. Children are turning away from books in favor of reading electronically.