Writers Blog Posts

Freelance Lies . . .

Freelance writing can be very lucrative but demands hard work and intelligent risk-taking. Back in 2012 I wrote a post called Are Fiction Writers Capable of Freelancing? And, in 2013 I wrote one called Scratch, Scratch, Who’s Got The Money? That...
by Notes from an Alien on Aug 20, 2014

5 “Power Tools” for Writers

Do you write? Anything—Business reports, Letters, Novels, Poems, Technical Manuals, Recipes, Short Stories? Well, PC World shared reviews of 5 writing tools and I bet you could use at least one of them… Let’s take a look (there̵...
by Notes from an Alien on Aug 13, 2014

Getting Lost on The Path . . .

Ever felt lost? Ever had a great plan—trustworthy as a compass—and ended up in some untraceable wilderness? Being a writer, I can sympathize with lost souls; since, even those who don’t pursue writing can stumble through meaningles...
by Notes from an Alien on Aug 12, 2014

“Writerisms and other Sins”

Dare I say it—there’s too much crappy advice for writers on the Web. Far too much of it aims to teach the rules of genre-writing rather than the ways to write clearly. If a writer is trapped in someone else’s mold, their true creati...
by Notes from an Alien on Aug 11, 2014

The Noble Typewriter

I was the only boy in my grade school typewriting class. I wish my memory were better so I could determine if I wanted to be a writer way back then… But, what else is a typewriter for? Ever use one? I also used a slide rule for math when I was...
by Notes from an Alien on Aug 5, 2014

Brand New Way To Self-Publish ~ Especially, If You Didn’t Think You Ever Would…

I once said there might be too many ways to self-publish. At least it could seem so when you’re considering the possibility and you have to decide the best way to do it… I’ve settled on two ways—FastPencil and Smashwords (thou...
by Notes from an Alien on Jul 31, 2014

another ‘attack’ on the nlb

  The literary community in Singapore is awashed with thuggery these few days and this new cowardly kick to the National Library Board’s (NLB) testicles, not that NLB has a sex anyway, comes from a Malaysian-born sexagenarian who won the S...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Jul 17, 2014

Blogging Authors

Words are used in so many weird ways. Like the title of my post today—Blogging Authors. As if writing a blog and being an author are inherently two different things. Sure, I understand that blogging and fiction writing are usually very differen...
by Notes from an Alien on Jul 15, 2014

Author Earnings

Speculations about how to have a bestseller are running rampant on the ‘Net. I’ve written before about what authors can earn and how most writers sell very few books. Some folks feel that it’s fate or blowing just the right way on t...
by Notes from an Alien on Jul 7, 2014

New BIR District Office in Bagacay

  Aimee Arteche Catalan Calbayog City, Samar, July 6, 2014 – The City Government of Catbalogan had failed to block the transfer of Revenue District Office #87 as its new 3-storey GOP-funded building will soon rise near new public market in Bag...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 7, 2014

The Latest And Greatest Information About Article Marketing

by 20654194@N07 Article marketing is basically writing articles aimed at enticing readers to visit your landing page. You write articles and submit them to article directories, your blogs or websites. If you write quality articles you will be getting...
by bt24news on Jul 4, 2014

All Time Top 20 Blog Posts

I’ve published 950 blog posts in the last 3.5 years. I like to periodically list the top posts. Because I’m careful when I tag my posts, most of my traffic comes from web searches. Speaking of tags, if you scroll down a bit in the left si...
by Notes from an Alien on Jul 3, 2014

Teen paranormal with angels and demons -- The Devil Made Me Do It

Hi! Thanks so much for having me on Pop Culture Divas today! I have a new release that is just two days old, so it’s all I have on the brain right now. I thought I’d share it with you. If you like teen paranormal with angels and demons, then this...
by thepopculturedivas on Jul 3, 2014

Open Up To Indie Authors

I’ve read so much trash in the news about how self-published authors are ruining humanity’s “Literary Heritage” that I’m convinced certain people are quite jealous of Indie writers.  “How dare they decide to publ...
by Notes from an Alien on Jul 2, 2014

Themes for Longform Writers

A sampling of themes for bloggers writing #longreads, authors publishing material, and others who focus on longer articles.
by Just Call Me Ag on Jul 1, 2014

Exclusive: Interview with Corrie Writer Susan Oudot

(This post was originally posted by Martin Leay on the Coronation Street Blog in May 2014.) A few years ago, I had the pleasure of attending a London Writers’ Workshop led by the successful Sci-Fi writer, David Wingrove, and his wife; the accl...
by Bluenose Corrie Blog on Jun 26, 2014

Is “Literary Fiction” Just Another Genre?

I ran into a thorny patch of articles that speculate on why literary fiction authors don’t self-publish. My first question was: Where are your statistics? It’s so common for folks who write about books to draw their arguments from the str...
by Notes from an Alien on Jun 25, 2014

کیا نفاذ اردو کا خواب پورا ہوسکے گا؟…

پاکستان کے ابتدائی ایام میں ہی ہماری افسر شاہی نے یہ اندازہ لگالیا تھا کہ پاکستان میں نظام تعلیم کا ذریعہ تعلیم اردو رکھا گیا تو ایسی صورت...
by Great Urdu Poetry on Jun 24, 2014

All Dried Up

The post All Dried Up appeared first on You Won't Tame this Sassy Cat. I feel like I’m all dried up. Since this summer has started and I’m currently babysitting my grandson. I feel like I am out of the loop. I feel like a dried up ve...
by You Won't Tame this Sassy Cat on Jun 24, 2014

میرا قلم تو امانت ہے میرے لوگوں کی...........

by Great Urdu Poetry on Jun 21, 2014
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