If you haven’t noticed over the past few weeks, there are a couple of new faces here at Professor Beej. The response to the recent call for writers was phenomenal, and I can’t thank you enough for that. We’ve had some fantastic folks show interest in joining up, and it makes me sad we couldn’t field… Continue reading Meet the New Guys: John Ayers and Josh Bury!
The One and Only Lesson Self-Published Authors Can Learn From M.R. Mathias
Not too long ago, self-published author M.R. Mathias went on quite a tirade at fantasy-faction.com about how his self-promotional forum post should not have been moved from the general books forum into the self-published/small press forum. You can read the whole thing from Fantasy Faction’s perspective here: “The Man Who Thought He Was King.” Now,… Continue reading The One and Only Lesson Self-Published Authors Can Learn From M.R. Mathias
Hey, Newbie! Stop Writing!
Hey, Newbie! That’s right. You. Yeah, you. Stop writing. You heard me. Stop writing. Right now. Just stop. You done? Good, now we can move on. When I teach composition, I start out the semester by telling the students that I have one rule about writing. That it’s a simple rule. I get in front… Continue reading Hey, Newbie! Stop Writing!
Summer 2012 Goals
When my dad died on April 3, all the lofty goals I had set for myself and the coming summer went poof. I wasn’t able to concentrate–still can’t to the level that I was–and I just didn’t have the drive to write. I still don’t, to be honest, but I’m making myself. Baby steps and… Continue reading Summer 2012 Goals
Newbie Blogger Initiative! Woo!
If it weren’t for the community of bloggers I found three years ago, there’s a very good chance I would have wiped my hands clean of the whole mess and left not only blogging, but the MMO-sphere, too.