Rants

Are You a Self-professed Book Snob?

Writerly Rant #31 Book Covers Are Judging Me April 22, 2014 by Tara Sparling Sometimes it feels like the publishing industry has us all boxed off into dastardly delineated categories. We are either readers of crime, science fiction, sports autobiographies, or… Read More ›

The Indie Initiative

Writerly Rant #30 Cardboard Characters by Mikael Carlson, Author There are a lot of knocks on indie writers today – poor grammar, typos, bad formatting, etc. Many of these criticisms, unfortunately, are valid. I fell victim to them myself in… Read More ›

The Reality of Dreams

Writerly Rant #29 by M.J. Moores, OCT. Author. Editor. Freelance Writer. “If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” Les Brown I’ve been inundated with the idea of ‘Generation Screwed’ lately and, even… Read More ›

Put Your Dukes Up!

Writerly Rant #25 Shillelagh Law by Mikael Carlson, Author. ~ Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day, and being in Manhattan for the day, it was prime time for people-watching as they returned from the parade down 5th Avenue. I noticed everyone… Read More ›

Linked Out

Writerly Rant #24 The Redundancy Setting Writerly Rant by M.J. Moores, OCT. Author. Editor. Freelance Writer. Social networking dramatically advanced with the inception of LinkedIn and the idea that business professionals (and individuals apart or entering similar fields) could reach… Read More ›