writing

Forget what they say, Bad PR exists.

We’ve all heard the adage, “There’s no such thing as bad PR.” And in some fields, it’s true. In the…

Great Expectations.

Reviews. They’re both a nuisance and important. Especially for a self-published author who are trying to earn a living by…

Muse. Or the devil sitting on my shoulder, you pick.

Here I am, trying to write a blog post that has nothing to do with my kids or being sick.…

Why do I do this to myself?

My name is Whitney, and I’m a procrastinator. (Hi, Whitney) Time and time again, I start an ambitious project with…

Starting fresh

While browsing through my G+ circles, I found a link to this page- the Inkygirl Wordcount Challenge. With NaNoWriMo on…

Power Outages and Mayorships

It’s raining here in SoCal- the first real rainstorm of fall/winter, and a welcome change from 80-90 degree heat. I…

E-Books, good or bad for writers?

Last week, I logged onto Twitter to find this tweet (retweeted by a cartoonist/writer I follow): Lynn linked to this…

Girls & Comics: writing.

Last night, Gail Simone (the comic book writer/creator) tweeted the following statements. “DC, we need more female creators, stat. Really.…

Rewriting TV.

As a writer, I’ve discovered something upsetting. I rewrite television shows as I watch them. Well, not every television show.…

Cooks Source: How not to run a magazine

If you’re plugged into the blogosphere… odds are you’ve heard about Monica Gaudio and her run in with Cooks Source…