Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Pleasure of Reading

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
I have spent the majority of my time on this blog writing about writing, so I thought I would address the most fundamental and most important part of this experience with…

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

REVISITING THE CLASSICS FOR INSIGHTS AND INSPIRATION

Some of you may recall a recent post of mine when I described my experience with a scathing critique of my newly completed novel. And actually deep-sixed the novel since it seemed unredeemable, based on the extent of the criticisms. … Continue reading

Posted in Novel construction, Writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

THE PINTEREST PUZZLE

I was so proud of myself yesterday. As you read this, keep in mind that I am not young. Social media and all its options do not come naturally to me, as I wasn’t raised on them. I embarked on … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Infographically Explained: Should You Self-Publish or Go Traditional?

Originally posted on Publishing Insights:
? The Write Life publishes an infographic to help authors decide whether they should pursue self-publishing or follow the path of traditional publishing. In a discussion of this infographic, Mutterings of a Fantasy Writer refers to July 2014 Author Earnings Report which…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Promises of Spring

         On this relatively mild, sunny March day (mid-thirties), after an obnoxiously long and brutally cold/snowy winter, I can’t stop daydreaming about flowers and butterflies and spring and the warmth of summer to come. Yes, there still are several feet of snow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Socialized Media

Originally posted on Glass Cases:
One of the most common questions I get from non-publishing friends is “Why do you have so many Twitter followers?” I get this from publishing friends too, I guess. The answer is, I don’t know.…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment