Posts tagged Writers
Posts tagged Writers
"Writers, you will find, are not nearly so deep as readers believe them to be. They’re just a bit neurotic, that’s all, and often quite childish."
(MsL D1311li, Roald Dahl to Florence Lipkin, 6 April 1956)
University of Iowa Special Collections & University Archives
Twitter Chat with @thebookdoctors tonight at 7pm ET. #JRW2014
As part of James River Writers’ pre-conference series.
Chock full of info and tips for writers everywhere!
NPR profiles the rappers-turned-publishers of hip-hop lit.
The best part of our classroom library: Anthologies of NaNoWriMo stories by former students! The new kids love to read them. It’s always exciting when they write about them in their reading journals, just like they do with other published work.
So, a lot of my old followers know this story— but a couple years back my PC suffered a hard-drive failure. I lost almost everything on it. I had managed to back up a few docs here and there (and I thankfully I had begun moving things over to Evernote), but I lost 99% of my computer files.
And that included a lot of my writing. It was a very sad and traumatizing experience to lose SO MANY stories I had written over the years. So, please don’t let that happen to you!
If you were waiting for a sign to back up your writing, and everything you care about, THEN THIS IS THAT SIGN.
- Save it on a USB Flash drive
- Upload it to the Cloud
- Save it on Evernote
- Email it to yourself
- Whatever you need to do— do it!
This message was brought to you by: a very sad-looking document and a dorky boi named M. Kirin. For more writerly content, follow: maxkirin.tumblr.com~ And remember, only you can save those documents from a hard-drive failure!
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