Tag Archives: Humor

Beat the Block.

Yeah, yeah, this has been done a million times before. But not by me! 😛 Today I’m talking about Writer’s Block, this enigmatic phenomena of when your creative brain hits a wall in a juicy explosion of frustrating glory. And … Continue reading

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The Ménage in Menagerie

Warning! Adult Content! You must be 18 or over to read this blog post as it’s about sex and stuff. Also it would help if you had a really irreverent attitude about sex and stuff. Romance writers sometimes get a … Continue reading

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My Particular Lack of Promotion

Why do I punish myself . . . I’m a masochist. Masochism is an eponym — a word named after a person. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch was an Austrian writer in the nineteenth century who described the gratification he got from … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey … Wild Turkey, That Is

Today’s blog has nothing to do with writing, aside from some good old-fashioned frustration, which we all feel at some point in our careers. It’s about unexpected, and unwanted, guests of the non-human variety. And I don’t mean vampires or … Continue reading

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How Many Dogs Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

Border Collie: Just one. Then I’ll replace any wiring that’s not up to code. Rottweiler: Make me! Lab: Oh, me, me! Pleeease let me change the light bulb! Can I? Huh? Huh? Dachshund: You know I can’t reach that stupid … Continue reading

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Bibliophilia —Disease, Delight or Disgrace?

“When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.” — Desiderius Erasmus   Do you ever feel like this? I know I do. I’m a bibliophile and my house is … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: What Do Authors Learn From Reviews? by Emelle Gamble

I once taught a business English class in Mobile, Alabama and stumbled across a simple but often overlooked definition of Communication in the textbook. Speaker’s words ————————–>  Listener’s ears Listener’s feedback to speaker ————————–> Speaker’s ears Speaker <———–Same Information————–> Listener … Continue reading

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