Word count meters and resources for writers. Why not?
Waiting in queues. Waiting in supermarkets. Waiting in garages. Waiting at the doctors. The list could just go on and on, so I won’t bore you with any more detail. Let’s get to the point – How much of our life do we waste waiting? We spend an amazing amount of time sleeping, a third of our lives, but has […]
Originally posted on Debbie Young:
That tongue-twister heralds news of my new flash fiction collection, Quick Change, due for launch later this month. Due for launch as an ebook on 21 June 2014 It’s a nerve-wracking time for any author when their precious manuscript is packed off for final editing and proofreading before publication. This week that’s what’s happening to Quick…
Originally posted on foodlikecake:
These might be the best things I’ve ever had. They literally taste like a s’more in bar form. You start with an amazing thick graham cracker crust, which you top with a mixture of soft chocolate ganache and mini marshmallows, then you pour more mini marshmallows on top and toast the bars under the broiler. You have…
Originally posted on READ HER LIKE AN OPEN BOOK:
Laura McBride is the author of We Are Called to Rise, which is published today (June 3) by Simon & Schuster. She is a professor of English at the College of Southern Nevada in Henderson, just south of Las Vegas, where her novel is set. It has received strongly…
Synopsis of Eleanor and Park from Goodreads: Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor… Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough…Eleanor. Park… He knows she’ll love a song before he plays it for her. He laughs at her […]
I reblogged this about Thomas Hardy, from Interesting Literature. Authors are an interesting bunch, and Hardy was no exception. I particularly liked the second fact about his birth. This author was meant to be! Interesting Literature Thomas Hardy was born on this day, 2 June, in 1840. (Seventeen years later to the day, composer Edward Elgar would be born.) Let’s […]
Very thoughtful and inspiring post about Maya Angelou.
Some great tips here for writers about publishing. Thanks .
This Youtube video on Grammar by Glove and Boots is cute and funny. A bit of fun for Sunday. Take a look: Fix Your Grammar.