Monthly Archives: September 2008

An Irrational Enterprise

Last Sunday’s New York Times has a great article by David Gessner about writing and teaching and survival as a writer in the academy.  Read the entire article here.  Gessner writes eloquently about the sense of captivity that some writers … Continue reading

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Scribefire

Well, I wasted no time in trying out this Firefox add-on recommended by BJ Keltz.  Very easy to install and set-up.  Apparently, I can post entries to other blogs I might have, and Scribefire also provides a list of my … Continue reading

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Writing and Journaling

I came across a neat WordPress & writing sister this morning:  BJ Keltz at Write Your Mind Journals. In full disclosure, BJ has me on her blogroll.  I’ve gotten a couple of hits from that, so I thought I should … Continue reading

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Writer’s Reality Check

JA Konrath, author of the Lt. Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels thriller series, has a great blog at  A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing.  In particular, check out his “Brain Check” post.  JA provides a list of instructions for writers trying to persevere … Continue reading

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