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Archives for January 2011
Planning the Writing Week
by Holly Jennings • 10 comments
Scheduling the writing week actually, and this is a shocker, increases productivity!
I’ve never been one for schedules- making schedules OR having to adhere to schedules imposed on me. Yet, as I get older, I am realizing that a schedule- a plan for the day, the week, the month- makes...
Dead and Deader Contest Winners, Announcing the Musical Impressionism Contest, and our 10,000th work!
by Alex Cabal • 19 comments
Read on for contest winners, the details of our next writing contest, and news about a little Scribo-milestone.
Winners of the Dead and Deader Contest The theme for this contest was potentially pretty difficult, but as usual, you Scribophiles stepped up to the challenge and produced some amazing writing. We al...
My Year in Books and Lessons Learned
by Justin C. Key • 4 comments
I list books I read in 2010 and what I've learned from each.
Not to completely steal my fellow blog-writer's subject-matter, but I thought I'd share my own library from 2010 and what I've learned from each. So, without further ado... House of Leaves by Mark...
Ribbons and Ink
by Holly Jennings • 7 comments
A nostalgic look back to when clicking and clacking was king.
The Christmas I was fourteen, my parents bought me an electric typewriter for Christmas. It was my second typewriter; the first was small, pink, and I had to turn a wheel to choose the letter I wished...
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword!
by Holly Jennings • 4 comments
... and other words to remember in 2011.
The day after Christmas, as I was folding copious amounts of neglected laundry, I switched on the end The Sound of Music, which for some reason is always broadcast at Christmas time. Why is this? Be...