Writers are still blogging. There is no question about it. Many other career-minded individuals have fled the blogosphere, but not writers. So if the matter is not, are writers blogging, but rather, what are writers blogging, then let’s look at that. In my opinion, writers always have a lot to say about blogging. Here is a short list: 1. Writers write about writing 2. Writers write about their stories, books, poems, etc. 3. Writers write about what jazzes them (might be political, religious, etc.) 4. Writers write about books they are reading 5. Writers write about the places they travel
Many people contact me to be on Writer Groupie and I decided that the best way for me to give them all the info they need about being a guest should be listed somewhere on site. So here are the ten things you need to know about being on Writer Groupie Podcast. 1. Make sure you know my email address. I have it listed on the WG page. 2. Make sure you know the time for your time zone. I am in the central time zone, but that may not be yours. All listed times are listed as central time.
In case you have never attended a con, there is a lot to do and see. I have been a lot of years, and so many times never even go into anything but the writer’s track. This part of MSC is something not EVERY con has, so if I ever go to another one, I will partake of all the other festivities. But I digress… So, the first workshop I attended was Elements to becoming a successful Author. It was held at 9:00 AM and as you may imagine had a lot of Monster Energy drinks in attendance. The authors
According to Wikipedia. “Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over others. The behavior is often repeated and habitual.” Recently, a good friend of mine received a pretty nasty review. It was lengthy and pointed. The reviewer was particular and definite. The effects? My friend may quit writing. My question therefore is this: can bad reviews be considered a form of bullying? I know the reviewer in question didn’t threaten or use force, but doesn’t verbal abuse amount to intimidation and domination of another? The reviewer was not attacking the writer
OliBac / Foter / CC BY “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” Mother Teresa I love this quote so much! And it is true. You have to pay it forward. This universe requires us to help one another along whatever path we have chosen. I have chosen the writing path. Not that that sounds so very earth-shattering to many. I am new to following blogs, I admit it. I haven’t done nearly enough of this throughout my writing career. It’s sad too, because now that I am making a concerted effort, I am finding a