If you follow me on social media you'll know that I've been up and around again for a couple of months and making up for all that time lost to illness since living in Thailand. I have, of course, returned to editing As Long As She Lives, I've joined my local branch of The Australian … Continue reading Getting deeper with Subtext, the #StoryCraft Podcast.
Hello everyone! The first #storycraft of 2014 was another intimate affair, with just enough of us for a really satisfying discussion about structuring a story. Of course we discussed using a pre-writing outline, but also developmental editing of drafts, structuring short stories versus novels, and we discussed some tricks that can help all writers get … Continue reading #Storycraft Returns for 2014
Hello Storycrafters! It's the first weekend of the month, so that means that Kim and I will be on Twitter this Sunday at 6pm US Eastern time for our newly monthly chat! We are both looking forward to a great chat on a topic we know you all love (so much that if we tell … Continue reading #Storycraft Chat in Two Days!
Hello #Storycrafters! @Story-Craft passed 1000 followers, this week, and I've had a little time in the hotel, today, before returning to the task of unpacking at the new place, so I thought it would be interesting to see from where in the world we all tweet. As it turns out, while most #storycrafters are in North America, and, of … Continue reading World Map of the first 1000 #Storycraft-ers!
Today’s #Storycraft chat was an experiment of sorts. For the past six or seven weeks, I have been spruiking that the chat on May 1st (US time) would be a book club type event at which we would be discussing “On Writing” by Stephen King. I chose King’s book because when I asked for books … Continue reading #Storycraft Book Chat “On Writing” by Stephen King
On Tuesday, I posted a piece about this week’s #Storycraft chat and invited any readers interested to join us. I realise, now that I’ve only discussed #storycraft in passing, on this blog, having kept the two blogs quite separate for almost a year, so I thought a very little more explanation might be in order. … Continue reading #Storycraft Chat
Has it really been two weeks?! (where is an interrobang, when you need one?) Today is day 16 of NaNoWriMo so midnight last night was the halfway point and this is where I was at at 3 a.m: As you can see, I’m well on the way to achieving that 50K goal by November 30. … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Halfway there!
... Any time you send an unsolicited message about a product directly to someone on any of these social media, you are not being an uber cool company that is down with what the kids are doing these days – you are TELEMARKETING. Not only are you telemarketing, but you are calling during a dinner party. Imagine being at that dining table when the call comes through. Now imagine the talk about you and your product afterwards – it’s not going to be good is it?...
iTunes damage undone! CDs back to WAV - no more distorted mp3s engineered to make iTunes purchases sound bett http://tweetphoto.com/14704638 # Beautiful, Donna! Thank you for sharing RT @Donna_Carrick: Waiting For Sunrise~Writers' Craft: http://bit.ly/9a0PPE Sharing a golden moment. # Working on my antogonist's role this week and probably next, too, to get a good hold … Continue reading My Week in Tweets 2010-03-22