Today’s TED talk is one from 2009, from best-selling novelist Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love. She talks about the elusive ghost that is creativity, and has some rather unorthodox ideas about it, ideas that I share to some extent. She states that creativity and suffering seem somehow linked, noting the many artists over theContinue reading “Creative Genius Is On Loan”
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Guest Post: “3 Deadly Traps for a Writer” on Jonathan Gunson’s Blog
I have a good working relationship with Jonathan Gunson, best selling author and indie publishing guru. He asked to post one of my recent articles on his website, and as always I happily obliged. Thanks again, Jonathan! Find the guest post here.
Writing the Ending First
My latest offering, Come Apart, due to hit digital and print queue’s everywhere in March, was an experiment of sorts. According to my proofer’s comments the experiement was a complete success. I wanted Come Apart to be a puzzle. I wanted to write a novel much like Pines by Blake Crouch, which is a story that unfolds a bitContinue reading “Writing the Ending First”
5 Blogs for Indie Writers
I receive weekly e-mails from Writer’s Digest who make massive money off of amateur writers everywhere through subscriptions to the magazine but more through the many costly conferences they offer. But what if you are not made of money, and don’t like magazine subscriptions? You are in luck. There are several blogs I visit regularly who offerContinue reading “5 Blogs for Indie Writers”