Guest blog from one of my favorite writers of novels and comics, the mighty GREG RUCKA, taken from his Tumblr FRONT TOWARD ENEMY. http://ruckawriter.tumblr.com/post/170228499083/greg-how-do-you-deal-with-creative-block
Unread. Ignored. Forsaken. That's something, simply as people, we all fear, no? Specifically, it's perhaps a writer's greatest fear? Certainly one of mine. But there is a kind of irony in the event that situation occurs, so said author/writer whisperer Shaunta Grimes some months back . . . "I know how it feels to screw … Continue reading “What to do if no one reads what you write.” | Shaunta Grimes
Here is a recipe from when I was growing up in the Caribbean. We loved tomato soup, but could never get ripe tomatoes. This recipe uses canned tomatoes instead.
This recipe is fast, easy, and inexpensive, and makes a great lunch for the holidays, when you’re tired of cookng, but want something tasty and hot!
Easy Island Tomato Soup
1⁄2 cup butter (or four tablespoons olive oil)
1 medium onion, diced
2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans tomatoes (diced or pureed)
Half a bullion cube (chicken or veal is good, or vegetable if you want a vegetarian soup)
2 cups fresh…
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November is just around the corner, and as we gear up, we’re sharing advice on how you can best prepare for a month of writing. Today, author and designer Derek Murphy shares his advice on how to turn a messy work-in-progress into a polished draft in November: NaNoWriMo is a great opportunity to push your boundaries and see … Continue reading “NaNo Prep: How to Go From Plotless to Polished” | Derek Murphy
Blogging can take over your writing life. You may have reached a point where you have to ask yourself this question — is blogging distracting me from my more ambitious work? Many of us have started our blogs thinking it’s good for our writing careers. We need more than good writing if we want to be … Continue reading Why Writers Shouldn’t Blog Too Much | Vincent Mars
The powerful process that will help you write more in 2017 Have you ever looked at the bibliographies of prolific writers and wondered how on earth they write so many books? Do they just have an incredible amount of time to devote to writing? A motor inside their hands that keeps them typing away? A writing … Continue reading “How to Become a Prolific Writer” | Nicole Bianchi
For most writers, completing one book would seem more than enough of an achievement, so why would anyone make a commitment to writing three? I was reading Conn Iggulden’s impressive Wars of the Roses trilogy, when the answer occurred to me. Read more at: Guest blogger, Tony Riches — Jennifer Macaire