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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #40

A whole new year has started! May 2016 be incredible to each and everyone of my readers. Here is my recently read links about anything book related, whether publishing, writing, authors, the process, tips and tricks, I am posting it here for my records and for your enjoyment! This week I am scratching around in competitions for us word-nerds… Freelance…

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2015 in review

Hi all! WordPress was so kind to compile a review of the stats for my blog and I just want to say THANK YOU!!! to every one that visited. You are great! May you all have a peaceful 2016 with good health and provision and safety and loads of love every day. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car…

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Bookish links I enjoyed the past few weeks #39

Halo there! Another week with some more writing related articles. This is a record for myself as well as maybe information you might need. I’m always trying to learn about creating real characters. Okay, as real as it could be. But this article suggests reading memoirs to learn about character, their motivations, etc. I thought this is a completely different way to…

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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #38

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly. Jennifer Rowland compiled a whole list of useful links for writers considering self-publishing. And not all for novel writers… Here’s a fairly old article (okay a bit more than a year old) about the cost of self-publishing.…

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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week#37

Well halo there! It has been quite some time since I last shared some of my reads. Slowing down has not happened on this side of the world. For some apparent reason this part of the year has been an conglomeration of too many things…but alas. Here I am. Let’s get into it then since I have some more to…

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Podcasts for writers #4

Do you listen to podcasts? I love it! I started last month to share my favourite ones. It’s the ideal thing to keep my hungry mind busy. 1) I. LOVE. THIS. PODCAST. Kevin Strout is doing an incredible job at sharing the history of English as far back as is known to human kind. I’ve listened to ALL the episodes…

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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #36

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly.   1) I always admire writers when I read about them finishing a first draft in two weeks or three. Other than not having the time to write non-stop from start to finish, I cannot fathom…

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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #35 (DIALOGUE)

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly. I went on a bit of a dialogue tangent this week. I struggled like crazy to get dialogue ‘natural’ and ‘flowing’ until I wrote my first script! Not published though but I am working on…

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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #34 (SHOW DON'T TELL)

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly. These are a bunch of articles I read about show, don’t tell. Every article has its own nugget of advice. Some controversial, some enlightening. 1) http://writersrelief.com/blog/2014/07/show-dont-tell/ 2) http://www.dailywritingtips.com/show-dont-tell/ 3) http://www.sfwriter.com/ow04.htm 4) http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/why-show-dont-tell-is-the-great-lie-of-writing-workshops 5) http://thewritepractice.com/show-dont-tell/ 6) https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/show-don-t-tell 7) http://www.scribendi.com/advice/how_to_avoid_telling_writing_in_fiction.en.html 8) http://www.wright.edu/~david.wilson/eng3830/creativewriting101.pdf…

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Bookish links I enjoyed this past week #32

I am a serial reader and love non-fiction articles. For me to find it again and for you to enjoy, I’ll share it here weekly.  1) Ernest Hemingway shared his 2 cents about writing with writers. http://www.writersdigest.com/uncategorized/18-quotes-for-writers-from-ernest-hemingway?et_mid=684723&rid=236209063 2) I really struggle with negative criticism. So yes, I need to grow a thick skin!! This post breaks the different stages up beautifully…

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