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Archive for June, 2010
by Justin C. Key • 6 comments
After reading two very different books of his, I ponder on cross-genre writers.
Neil Gaiman is steadily rising up my list of must-read authors. It's not just about personal enjoyment: I'm doing my homework. My writing interests have varied a lot. My first book was about parallel...
Does a writer have to be crazy? No, but it certainly helps.
I think all writers are at least mildly insane. Some are functionally insane, others are just outright bonkers. I believe I’m at least somewhat loopy. My head is filled with characters and worlds an...
by Holly Jennings • 3 comments
Enter the lucrative world of ghostwriting.
The ghostwriter is the behind the scenes writer- the one who does the majority of the work, but doesn’t get the credit or the byline. And because he doesn’t get the credit or the byline, he is amply...
by Justin C. Key • 8 comments
Have problems with focus? Why, so do I!
It's been a year since I graduated college. Actually, now it's been a year, a week, and two days. Time goes by faster than should be legal, and while some of the older users here may scoff at a youngi...
by Ervin Anderson • 4 comments
Contests are fun and exciting, but don't get lost in them.
I must admit that I’m someone who loves a good writing contest. Why? Because winning is fun, and sometimes even profitable. I guess, for me, it stems back to when I was a kid playing football or kickb...
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