Reposted: Do You Have to Write Every Day? 10 Pros and Cons

I am taking the week off again to focus on some items that need editing, readers. All is well on this side of the screen, just busy. Last week was spent with research and so editing slipped to the wayside. Until I return, please take a look at this piece from K.M. Weiland - particularly … Continue reading Reposted: Do You Have to Write Every Day? 10 Pros and Cons

Reposted – Business Musings: The Final Brandon Sanderson Post

I have to take this week off again, readers. Until I return, please consider this article by Kristine Katheryn Rusch: Business Musings: The Final Brandon Sanderson Post Well, Brandon Sanderson’s Kickstarter is one for the record books. It became the highest grossing Kickstarter about a month before his Kickstarter closed. And then it continued to … Continue reading Reposted – Business Musings: The Final Brandon Sanderson Post

Reposted – Business Musings: Copyright Fun Part One

An important, informative read: Business Musings: Copyright Fun Part One When I wrote my year in review for 2021, all seven posts of it, I was going to write a single post on copyright, highlighting all the interesting things from the year. Copyright issues dominated the news in 2021…and I was taking the first half … Continue reading Reposted – Business Musings: Copyright Fun Part One

Reposted – Business Musings: Brandon’s Kickstarter

Something worth considering, readers: Business Musings: Brandon’s Kickstarter The conversation started about 10 hours after Brandon Sanderson’s Kickstarter went live. That’s when the press noticed that a writer made millions in the space of a few hours—without the help of any major publishing house. Brandon’s own fans are doing this. I’m writing this post about … Continue reading Reposted – Business Musings: Brandon’s Kickstarter

Reposted – The Business Rusch: Perfection

A timely reminder, readers: At every craft workshop I teach, I make at least one writer cry. This week, I’m teaching a short story workshop for professional writers. These are workshop-hardened folk, people who have been eviscerated by the best of them, people who come to my workshops having heard that I make writers cry, … Continue reading Reposted – The Business Rusch: Perfection

Reposted – On Writing: Moral Foundations

Here's a valuable point from author C. Chancy, readers: On Writing: Moral Foundations Writing is best when you write about something that matters to you. It could be current events; today’s politics have plenty of fodder for snark and soapboxing. It could be the history of the first importation of peaches to England from China. It … Continue reading Reposted – On Writing: Moral Foundations