Writer on the Go Part 2 For a writer, a good word processor is critical for productivity. For the time-crunched writer, the world of mobile phones/tablets and writing apps is a godsend. So today, I’ve included apps I use with the tools I described in last month’s post to increase my daily word counts when I’m […]Read more "Writer on the Go Part 2"
Writer on the Go, Part 1 As a writer with a full-time job, time is a precious commodity. Add to that a long commute, large family, and everything else in an average, crazy lifestyle, and carving out even a few minutes to write is a near impossibility. I’ve read of writers that require X number of hours […]Read more "Writer on the Go- Part 1"
If you are a writer, and on Twitter, with the addition of a few new followers you will likely connect with one of the most social authors I know online, Erin Albert. Erin is recently published and her book, The Prophecy, came out in November of last year. It is my pleasure to have my […]Read more "Spotlight on Author Erin Albert and Her New Book, The Prophecy"
I read an article last month on the future of robotic prosthesis and was reminded of one of my favorite science fiction scenes. The scene is found in the first chapter from Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles book Cinder. Cinder is a cyborg in a futuristic world where cyborgs are not considered citizens. She works as […]Read more "Using Science or Technology to Create Memorable Scenes"
(picture from Juggler’s World, Summer 1986) The Juggling Illusion Last month, I started a series of posts on how juggling can help your writing. Today I’m back with my two favorite past times, juggling and writing, and how the art of illusion can improve both. There is a crazy juggling trick called the Fake Columns. It’s based […]Read more "How Juggling Can Help Your Writing, Part 2"
Every year, the Boston Book Festival brings together authors, writers, and readers into Copley Square for a three day bookworm extravaganza. I attended last year for the first time and was excited to go again. This year a couple of authors I like, Marissa Meyer, Cinder and Scarlet, and Maggie Stiefvater, Raven Boys and Shiver, appeared. They were […]Read more "Maggie, Marissa, and the Toothpaste Conundrum: Notes from the YA: Legends Revisited Panel"
Today is Blog Tour. This blog tour is where writers and authors answer questions about their writing process. My friend and critique partner, Debbie Nance, posted hers last week. You can check out her writing process here: Debbie Nance Without further delay, this is how the Story Juggler works. What am I working on? I’m rewriting […]Read more "Blog tour"