Posts tagged writing
Posts tagged writing
#TBT from Write On Con 2 years ago. 2014’s con is August 26-27!
Write-On-Con is coming! August 26-27, 2014
A FREE online conference focused on children’s writers and books, but chock-full-of information and opportunities for all writers!
The forums are open for queries and first pages and the ninja agents are on the prowl. This is one of the best writing resources online!
Hey Crime Writers - don’t just have your detectives say bland things like “the fingerprints matched” - use correct terminology and make your writing precise. Here’s a cool little fingerprint chart to get you started.
Resources on history in general.
Linked all three pages of general history resources.
Check out these new products, just in time for back-to-school!
PLUS, most other posters are 20% off! We want all of your wall space. ALL OF IT! And most of your ceiling.
There’s also a new spiral notebook featuring the nerdfighter crest that you can use to take notes.
This sale goes for TWO WEEKS ONLY (ends September 1st), so make sure to get your back to school shopping done while there’s still time!
Man, I wish I was going back to school.
In this beginner-friendly four-week intensive workshop, author and editor Steve Weddle reveals the key skills for crafting short fiction to a publishable standard.
A kind follower reminded me of that '7 Cardinal Rules of Life' post going around, and they asked me if I would ever do my take on them (that being, a writerly take). Well, seeing as how I’ve been running a Writer Positivity series for over 100 posts, I thought it would be a fun chance to collect some of my favorite advice!
PS: The above are not meant to be taken as ‘literal’ rules for writing, but rather advice for leading the lifestyle of a writer~ ♥︎
Looking for more writerly content? Make sure to follow maxkirin.tumblr.com for your daily dose of writer positivity, advice, and prompts!
We’ve done a few author weeks on social media, but this may be our best yet! In honor of Dorothy Parker’s 121st birthday on Thursday, we’re declaring it #dorothyparkerweek across our social media platforms. Be sure to follow our Twitter and instagram for info, updates and giveways. And please join us in this celebration of one of our most beloved writers.
"I hate writing, I love having written." — For her 120th birthday, last year, Mental Floss compiled some of the best, most biting Parker quotes. Read up, then join the Penguin Classics celebration!
I was at the International Typewriter Collectors Convention last week and there she was: The Nickerson Typewriter. My inner geek exploded!