I can’t stop thinking up those litticisms. –my husband Due to the staggering quality and variety of the submissions received for the Literary Mash-Up Extravaganza, we co-hosts have thrown caution (and judging) to the winds and will post all of the submissions, ten at a time in no particular order,… Read more“Literary Mash-Up Extravaganza, Day #1”
Due to a strong response on the subject of literary mash-ups from my essay on Rebeca Schiller’s site, Alvah’s Books, I’d like to invite all of you to join us in a Literary Mash-Up Extravaganza. Please use two (or more!) literary sources to come up with titles and brief descriptions… Read more“Literary Mash-Up Extravaganza Open Invitation”
I am very happy to post this guest essay by the highly successful writer Laverne Daley, thirty-year veteran of corporate copywriting and freelance journalism: The notion of grammar and humor first struck me when I was writing an earlier post on my site (Precision in Writing – Is That Word… Read more“Grammar, humor, and dangling your participles”
Laverne Daley is a long-time independent journalist for magazines and newspapers all over the country. And when I contacted her about guest posting for each other, she did a wonderful, heart-warming thing—she offered to teach me exactly what she does and how she does it. “When I was starting out,… Read more“Handling Rejection: guest post on Words into Print”
Rebeca Schiller used to call her site something like, “I’m at the beach,” and I got pulled in by the beautiful photograph of a white sand beach somewhere I am not. Later she changed it to Alvah’s Books after the “Hollywood Ten” screenwriter Alvah Bessie, who stood up, alongside Humphrey… Read more“Literary Mashing, or Zombies Don’t Dance: guest post on Alvah’s Books”
They’re up! Creative People Doing Creative Things: A Murder Mystery, by Gracie Fletcher Look It Up, by Shea Joy The Bizarre and Untimely Death of Margaret Spoon, by Elwood Gray Thanks again to everyone who participated!
My first ever guest post: The Art Inside Your Head, on Life Dev.
I’m pleased to post this guest essay by the talented Gary Presley, author of Seven Wheelchairs: A Life Beyond Polio: I am very much a believer in the idea that writing both creates and destroys, a whimsically ironic perception I contrived long ago after I read “We Are Norsemen,” a… Read more“Telling the truth”