Tag Archives: Writing

Author Newsletters: An Experiment

Also known as: Social Media Under the Influence Last night about, oh…. shy of midnight, I decided, in a moment of cold-pill-induced lunacy, to finally make an attempt at creating my own email newsletter. I’m thinking of calling it “Three … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Kindle Scout Times 2

There, that’s the problem right there. I’m sure many of us have received the notification by now…. Kindle Scout is coming to an end. I received the email about it April 2 some time in the afternoon…. a few hours … Continue reading

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Migrating Certain Posts

I have discovered something. This website has a lot of variety of content, and Pioneers of the Shattered Waters, the site focusing on my own writing (my own not-blogging-writing, that is) has very little content of any kind. Well, actually, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Amazon Associates

And probably the trouble with most affiliate systems. Disclaimer: Amazon links include Amazon associate codes. (Oh, the irony. 😉 ) Amazon Affiliates/Associates, like most (legitimate) affiliate programs, is one that can make a content creator a decent amount of money … Continue reading

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My Authors, Male and Female

I’m a member of one of the NaNoWriMo groups on FaceBook, and the question of how many male and female writers we read seems to appear a lot lately on those pages. Granted, the real questions were about how many … Continue reading

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My Artistic Flaws to Overcome

Otherwise known as, my personal failings as an artist. 😉 Not exactly a “New Year’s Resolution” list–I’m nearly a month late on posting that–but it could serve the same purpose. Anyway, the things I’m trying to overcome as an artist: … Continue reading

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Guard WHAT on Duty?

A random writing prompt. Most of the signs are normal enough. “No trespassing.” “Trespassers will be prosecuted.” “Private property.” There’s even some of the weirder ones. “If you can read this, you’re in range.” Or “I can make it to … Continue reading

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New Site for Doctor Who fanfics

So new it doesn’t have any content yet. 😉 I’m working on it a little, during the occasional break from my paid work, the plot bunny infestation, and whatever else my folks think I should be doing instead, but allow … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Changing the Subject

Also known as changing the subject without actually changing the subject. Not too long ago, my mother and I were conversing about… various things. Somewhere along the lines we got to talking about words that are considered offensive for one … Continue reading

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Perplexed About: Correct use of “belie”

Exactly what the title says. Unlike some of the other “bugging me” posts, this one is actually relevant to my work. See, I’m trying to work out the proper phrasing for one sentence in my pirate novel. Specifically, the correct … Continue reading

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