And who happen to be women. Huffington Post has an article about women who write scifi and fantasy and stand head and shoulders above all others. It's not an exhaustive list, by any means, but it is a good place to start if you want to add to your list of great women writers. I'm extremely … Continue reading 14 Writers Who Rock
Punctuation Love, Or, There’s a Mark For That!
Was toddling around and found this old article about punctuation marks that are extremely specific, denote all sorts of useful stuff, but aren't in wide use. My favourite parts include: 9. SARCMARK The SarcMark (short for "sarcasm mark") was invented, copyrighted and trademarked by Paul Sak, and while it hasn't seen widespread use, Sak markets … Continue reading Punctuation Love, Or, There’s a Mark For That!
Meme Explosion: The Written Word
Last week was for the TV shows. This week, we will have fun with books, reading and writing. So without further ado, some of my favourite memes from my Pinterest site that have to do with the written word! Stay thirsty, my friends!
Writers Write Different
A while back, there was a conversation on one of my email lists about an award-winning author who had announced her intention to quite the publishing game. I can't remember her name (it was QUITE a while ago) but I remember she was a British literary writer who had won awards. Her problem, as far … Continue reading Writers Write Different
Taylor Swift Is Alright With Me
I like Taylor Swift and I'm not ashamed to say it. I don't, in fact, think she writes bad music. I like her tunes, I rock out to them all the time, and her Bad Blood video was everything, dahling, just everything. Does she sometimes come across as the branded version of every good American … Continue reading Taylor Swift Is Alright With Me
LEX TALIONIS – An Article About My Appearance At The Bocas Lit Festival South
Heh. Look, Ma, I'm famous. The Trinidad Guardian wrote a small article on my panel at the Bocas Lit Festival last week Sunday. They mentioned me and everything. It's a proud day, I tell you. I had a marvelous time at that Festival, mostly because I got to hang out with KAREN LORD! You heard … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS – An Article About My Appearance At The Bocas Lit Festival South
In Her Own Words – Meet Lex From My Novel LEX TALIONIS
I posted this a while back on Angela Highland's website, but I've had a few more followers drop by since then, so I thought it might be a good time to repost it. Without further ado, here's Lex. And no, she's not your average girl... I would introduce myself, but I don't know my name. … Continue reading In Her Own Words – Meet Lex From My Novel LEX TALIONIS
LEX TALIONIS Will Be Available Soon At The American Book Center!
Yes! I am not kidding! The largest source for English language books in Europe, and one of the best bookstores in Amsterdam, if not THE best, read my post on Tobias Buckell's blog yesterday and ordered copies of my book! It's my very first bookstore buy, and I couldn't be happier! I hope people passing … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS Will Be Available Soon At The American Book Center!
LEX TALIONIS Is Now On Kindle!!
Get your Amazon on, people! My debut space opera mystery, LEX TALIONIS, is now available on Kindle! And for those of you who purchased the paperback, we have a special offer. You can get the Kindle edition for just $3.00! That's $4.00 less than the retail price. A little thank you to those who were … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS Is Now On Kindle!!
The Best Writing Advice Ellen Datlow Ever Gave Me
It was the only advice she ever gave me, and it was really freaking simple. She said, join a critique group. That's it. Nothing else. Join a critique group. It's not like she knew me or anything. I was a random newbie who had been writing for years in private and sent her a story … Continue reading The Best Writing Advice Ellen Datlow Ever Gave Me