The Scribophile Writing Blog
Archive for August, 2012
by Nina Munteanu • 17 comments
If you haven’t yet attended a writer’s conference or convention, it’s high time you did. Because, not only are you missing out on an education, you are missing out on a sub-culture that may change your life as a writer, help feed the hungry and align the universe.
I just registered to attend (and participate as a panelist and guest author) at the World Fantasy Convention in Toronto this October. And I’m all jazzed about it! Why?... Well, let me tell you why…...
by Laura Preble • 13 comments
The world of social media can be an author's best friend, a great way to find and reach an audience. Is it worth it?
Publicity is important for any author who wishes to be published and read. If people don’t know about your book, they can’t read it, right? And as most of us know, social media has become the drivin...
by Nina Munteanu • 41 comments
Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? Which came first? Story or reality? Do we dream about our past or of another reality?...What is muse?
Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? Which came first? Story or reality? Do we dream about our past or of another reality? What is déjà vu…really? What came BEFORE the Big Bang? Did time ev...
by Laura Preble • 15 comments
Are ebooks more fraught with grammatical errors than regular print books?
(Disclaimer: the following column is a rant about grammar and spelling mistakes. Because of this, there is a high ironic likelihood that there will be mistakes in it. Please forgive and move on if you...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
It mostly comes down to taste. Whatever way you choose to write, stick with it, and aim to perfect it.
My wife doesn't like a lot of description. She likes when books get straight to the point and move from point A to B to C without stopping much to look at the scenery. Although she says 'description'...
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