The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Holly Jennings • 2 comments
A look back at the books I read in 2010.
I’ve read thirty-nine books this year, and hope to finish at least two more before the year’s end. Not a particularly brag-worthy number, but I suspect it’s higher than average. Looking over the list,...
by Justin C. Key • 6 comments
My thoughts on the series.
Every writer should read as much as they can. I think we can all agree to that to some degree. Personally, it's been hard to find the time to fulfill this essential part of my chosen profession, but I...
Tongue-in-cheek suggestions for your life after NaNoWriMo.
We are nearly halfway into the month of December. Last month, some of you actually completed the marathon writing event known as NaNoWriMo. (Again- not a rare zoo animal, but National Novel Writing Mo...
by Justin C. Key • 19 comments
Surprisingly, this post doesn't have any curse words. I'll try harder next time.
I met with my writing group last night after submitting a particularly...colorful part of my manuscript. I introduced a certain character who embodies all the things I strive not to be. He's rude, he'...
by Holly Jennings • 9 comments
The final chapter in the self-publishing process: Marketing.
After a writer has written and self-published a book, she may be surprised that it will not move off of the bookshelf, virtual or otherwise, without marketing the thing. We often expect things to mag...
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