Tag Archives: Writing

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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Writing in Drafts

Or: The Many Stages of Writing and Editing Anyone who writes, whether you’re writing a poem, a short story, a novel, a thesis, a musical composition, or anything else, writes in multiple stages or drafts. I don’t care who you … Continue reading

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Weird Google search

I was looking up a company the other day, hoping to find out more about some job my folks wanted me to apply to. See, I almost always get a “why do you want to work for us” type question, … Continue reading

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Writing “exercise”

What do I want that would help me in my writing? Well, there’s always the obvious. More books for research. A newer laptop (and smaller; an 11- or 12-inch would suffice). A second modem or a mobile hotspot. My parents … Continue reading

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Widgets for Writing Progress?

I have a dilemma. I would like some kind of widget to display my writing progress, but it must meet certain criteria. It must not depend on word count. I don’t want to set a numerical goal, and just show … Continue reading

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Prologues…Taboo or Not Taboo?

Warning: quite long. It is, apparently, an old saying that you should not discuss politics or religion. As society progresses, other topics are added to this list, things that nobody should discuss except with great care. Some communities have added … Continue reading

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Artists/authors: Give a feature, get a feature

A lot of people on deviantArt are using their journals to spread art around. It starts when one deviant advertises the willingness to feature other people’s art. Then people begin commenting on that journal, and the first x number of … Continue reading

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Geek Quiz

Which apparently, originally came from an Asperger’s evaluation. http://www.piepalace.ca/blog/asperger-test-aq-test/ Why did I look this up? Simple. I found it when looking up advice for dealing with my parents (in the “cathartic writing” section of posts), and the subject of “do … Continue reading

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Weird writing prompts

What do you do, if you know of a conspiracy, but are cursed to never speak of it? I’ve posted this one up on FaceBook, and I gave it as one of two possible story prompts to a fellow deviantArt … Continue reading

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I’ve created a new site!

I’ve just begun uploading information about some of my writing to my new blog. You can read what I’ve got over at Pioneers of the Shattered Waters. (I really need a shorter address.) As I continue to add details, I … Continue reading

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