Figuring out what and where to go next can be a real bother.
During the coming six months, I’ll write a novel on my iPhone. How about that?
This post is not written in a web browser. There’s a good reason for that, or several actually.
Amazon launches Kindle Worlds and lets writers of fan fiction in on the self-publishing game. How great is that?
Having the proper tools will make any job easier, but when it comes to writing things needn’t be so complicated.
It’s not enough to spell check and do an edit pass or two before you send your work to your editor or publisher. You need outside input before that. Enter the beta readers.
You have typed THE END and closed the file of your manuscript. Congratulations! This would be the perfect time to pop the champagne, open that 18 year old whisky, smoke a cigar, make sweet sweet love, or whatever else that qualifies as a pat on the back in your world. Do it, do it all, […]
I’m putting the finishing touches to the final chapter of Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, 4th Edition right now. It is not the last chapter in the book, rather the one that I’m not done with yet. I try to write chronologically, but revisions are different and technical literature even more so. Along with this […]
“How do you do it?” I don’t get the question. There is no doing “it” here, writing is a bunch of things, but people seem to think that the craft is all about sitting down, typing away, and then you’re done. I used to ask the carpenters building houses the same thing, but then I […]
There are a lot of people out there who have ideas, visions, and dreams. They need you, they need your knowledge, and they need your words. But they can’t pay. Do you write anyway? Let’s rephrase that. Have you, at any time, written for free because you’ve been led to believe that: the opportunity of […]