Writers Blog Posts

Writers & Money ~ Revisited . . .

There are many reasons to write besides making money. Some folks might even declare that having money as a goal is “improper”… I suppose it depends on one’s ability to be detached from the money—not having money as the p...
by Notes from an Alien on Apr 17, 2014

The Future of Reading . . .

There’s so much in the press about Reading; but, most of it pretends it’s about Publishing…  Will digital kill print? Will self-publishing kill the traditional houses? And, all the authors feel compelled to share their opinionsR...
by Notes from an Alien on Apr 8, 2014

a conversation with francis spufford

by Christianity Today   Francis Spufford’s first book—The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature—was published in 1989, the year he turned 25. “Not surprisingly,” Spufford wrote in the introductory essay, &#...
by sparrows and sandcastles on Apr 4, 2014

Books: My Reading Bucket List!

I like to read books and watch movies and I also like to watch movies that are film adaptations of books. Some of them are A Walk To Remember, The Hunger Games series, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Harry Potter series, The Perks Of Being A Wallflo...

Writers & Money ~ What A Lovely Affair

Are you a writer? Do you know one? Are they rich? So much these days in the press about writers and money… I published a post back in 2011 called, Simple Question ~ Can Writers Make Money?, and said that it depends on what kind of writer you a...
by Notes from an Alien on Mar 27, 2014

Calbayog City Eyed as Model for Nutrition Program

(Aimee A. Catalan) —- Calbayog City, Samar, March 26, 2014 – The Regional Development Council (RDC)-8 and the Department of Health (DOH)-8 are now looking at Calbayog City as a model for nutrition program because of fitting strategies bei...
by Texan in the Philippines on Mar 26, 2014

Murder by Melodie

When you're in the middle of edits and a deadline is blog deadline is looming, who ya gonna call? In my case, Melodie Campbell.    Killing People is What I DoBy Melodie Campbell “Why would you ever want to write about murder?” said...
by thepopculturedivas on Mar 26, 2014

Outdoor Racquetball Promotion

This is just a copy of what Randy Landis, who is in charge of trying to get outdoor racquetball going here in Calbayog City, is already promoting.  This outdoor racquetball is a good idea for many reasons, especially promoting good health, which...
by Texan in the Philippines on Mar 25, 2014

Die Writers Guild of America (kurz: WGA) hat in erster Linie eigentlich nichts mit spielen am Hut

Die Writers Guild of America (kurz: WGA) hat in erster Linie eigentlich nichts mit spielen am Hut, sondern ist die Gewerkschaft der Film- und Fernseh-Autoren der USA. Trotzdem vergibt sie jedes Jahr auch Awards für herausragende Autorenleistunge...
by fifacoinsbcin on Mar 19, 2014

Oh Man, Where are the Followers and What Do They Read?

The other day I was reading a blog posting about how one of the bloggers I follow on WordPress just got his 11,000th follower on his blog.  In July 2013, he only had 6,000.  He wrote a brief “success” blog about how and what he did to reach 11,...

Annual Reports – Philippines

  This message I am sharing because it contains useful information for expats that need to do their Annual Reports here in the Philippines.  This information was sent to Gary Corell in March 2014 in response to an e-mail that he sent to the...
by Texan in the Philippines on Mar 12, 2014

How to be productive and organized at writing paper

Having the writing skills and being organized are two different things. Writing paper activities demand students to have both. For instance, if you have the skills you must be able to organize the ideas accordingly. If you have the skills and poor or...
by write my paper for me on Mar 4, 2014

Writers Bar: My Monday Glam Hatters Afternoon Tea Party at Raffles Hotel Manila

Ever since I glanced upon Writers Bar when we dined at Spectrum, I have long been wishing to come back for it.  There's just something about its grandeur, solemnity and coziness that calls upon... Read More at http://www.tsinoyfoodies.com...
by Tsinoy Foodies on Mar 4, 2014

Plans, Goals, and Chaos . . .

My blog focuses on Reading, Writing, and Publishing but today’s post could be helpful for nearly any important life situation. We all make plans, strive for goals, and experience chaos. But, chaos has at least two meanings—total confusion...
by Notes from an Alien on Feb 26, 2014

Mobile Writer-In-Residence

What is a Writer-In-Residence? Well, basically, a writer who’s living somewhere so they can concentrate on writing. Somewhere other than their home… I’m going to reveal a new type of “residency” that moves around and is...
by Notes from an Alien on Feb 25, 2014

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by Woman of the North on Feb 23, 2014

Blue Sky Resumes

Click Image To Visit SiteWhat if you could stand above the crowd? Or even better, what if you could get the attention of employers before the competition and avoid the crowd? It’s totally possible. It’s just a matter of avoiding … C...
by AutoBlog business on Feb 22, 2014

Listen: Interview with Coronation Street Story Associate

(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog January 2013, reposted to this blog with permission.) A little while ago, we had an exclusive interview with Coronation Street Story Associate Furquan Akhtar.  You can r...
by Bluenose Corrie Blog on Feb 19, 2014

Can Writers Really Judge Their Own Writing?

Ever read something you couldn’t understand? Ever thought is was the writer’s fault? I’d guess most writers go through at least two drafts before they consider asking someone else to look at their work. Some have elaborate processes...
by Notes from an Alien on Feb 17, 2014

A True Story: What You Should Absolutely Not Do When E-Mailing Music Writers

This is a true story. This is a story about privacy, botched marketing attempts, and collective response. This is a story about e-mail chains, music promoters, and disgruntled tastemakers. This is a story about what happens when you e-mail over 300 m...
by Artistic Manifesto on Feb 11, 2014
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