Some excellent tips to get people to read your posts and click your links, posted over on mostly blogging.com. You can check out the original post HERE, and I suggest you do, as there are a LOT of other great tips for the bloggers amongst you. Save Monday. The day famous as the day the Inspire … Continue reading Networking – How to get People to Click Your Links – Reblog
A great opportunity to share your own site, but also to find someone new to follow! I think I spied a dark fiction author in there…
Welcome to Saturday, and the next part of the serialisation of the horror, Die, Blossom, Bloom. You can find the previous part HERE and the first part HERE. Today, Ted's garden is visited by a night time prowler, and Butler-Thompson is on hand to check out the damage, and perhaps gloat... That night, Ted found … Continue reading Serial Saturday – Die, Blossom, Bloom #6
As someone that struggles with typing, dictation is a huge part of my writing process. PH Solomon gives us his views along with some useful tips…
Hello Story Empire readers! I’d like to fly – at least when it comes to writing – rather than plodding along. There’s one tool I now use to do just that: Dragon Naturally Speaking.
Good thing you don’t have to train this dragon to dictate well.
When it comes to writing a book, there is a faster way without a huge expense which also feels like flying. In my last post, I described how I was working to clear my own logjam with available time and one of those changes was to spend a little money to address my constricted writing time. I purchased Dragon Naturally Speaking and set out to dictate so I could produce more words per hour than typing. To dictate well, it requires training Dragon – which sounds like the title of a couple of movies.
Training a Dragon is simple, especially when compared to the movie…
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This is a break from the norm, but it is a cause about which I feel very passionate , so I beg 5 minutes of your time to read on, as the REALLY important bit is at the end. You can JUMP THERE NOW if you're impatient. I work for a Charity, Disability Direct Nottingham. … Continue reading Can I be Serious for a Moment?
Part six of Die, Blossom, Bloom. Ted faces Butler-Thompson one more time, with predictable consequences.
I have enjoyed reading short stories for quite some time and thus, I have written a lot of short stories. I currently have two short stories available for your comments over at Chapterbuzz.com , which is a site dedicated to giving writers a place to share their work, but also to allow readers to leave their … Continue reading New Short Story for Comments – Acceptance
A great offer for any authors looking to promote their work…
The well has gone dry, writers! We’ve had a terrific run of guest writers who have explored and shared their creative projects and processes through the Raw Literature series at Carrot Ranch. I’m not convinced we’ve run out of creativity to share because the well is deep and we just need to go further.
If you want to catch up on our 2018 series, be sure to bookmark these terrific Raw Literature Guest Essays:
- Raw Literature: Art is the Active Expression of Our Creative Skills by Kate Spencer
- Raw Literature: Riding the Range by D. Avery
- Raw Literature: Me, Too: Sexual Harassment Before It Had a Name by Paula Moyer
- Raw Literature: Seeking the Well by Charli Mills
- Raw Literature: A Writer’s Journey by Rachel Hanson
- Raw Literature: Meet My Other Half by Juliet Nubel
- Raw Literature: Write a New Ending by Cheryl Oreglia
- Raw Literature: Asperger’s, Voice and the Search for Identity by Sherri Matthews
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Silence can be a distraction. Bear with me whilst I qualify that statement. When I'm writing, silence can be a distraction. It might be a cliche, but writers and coffee shops go together like James T kirk and Doctor Spock, Harry Potter and Quiditch, Psycho and shower curtains. Ever wondered why that may be the … Continue reading Does White Noise / Ambient Sound Actually Help Your Writing?
Funding cuts to impact local services On Monday, Councillor Chappers, head of Spennyriver District Council, outlined some of the difficulties the local authority is facing in the wake of increasingly aggressive austerity measures. “We are living through difficult times. The Central Government is placing some tough restrictions on how we use the money in the … Continue reading Spennyriver Dispatch – April 9th Edition