Mechanics of Writing

Free USC Webinar: 50 Years After the Kerner Commission: Can Entertainment Inspire a New Will?

Eventbrite description: Can the arts and entertainment inspire a movement to eliminate poverty, racial injustice and inequality? Over…

Zombie Rules

Ah, the rules that never existed, yet live on as if they had and refuse to die. Free…

Turkey City Lexicon

A fantastic and fun reference article for common problems. (One of my faves is the Tom Swifty!) http://www.sfwa.org/2009/06/turkey-city-lexicon-a-primer-for-sf-workshops/

Fiction and Style Guides

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]unctuation and grammar are tools in fiction, not rules. I’m not sure I can ever say this enough:…

What NOT to Do: BS your reader

 [dropcap]D[/dropcap]ON’T try to get by with a passing knowledge of something just because you think you know enough…

The Storyboard

I was fortunate enough to see a few panels at Comic-Con with Patrick Rothfuss (also providing me the…

Best Editing Post Eva!

via  Janet Reid, Literary Agent: Editing symbols! UPDATED!  

New Service to Ink Slinger

A quick post to let you know that things are changing over here at Ink Slinger! I’m now…

The Emotion Thesaurus

I was introduced to a new tool today on AW. So good I had to share. The Bookshelf…

Donald Maass Literary Agency

Donald Maass Literary Agency. OMG. I love these prompts. You have to read them. And then you have…

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