I read a recent post over at Magical Words regarding mission statements. The blogger brought up my biggest complaint about those peculiar little blurbs: Most of the time, they don’t actually say anything. I’ve written my fair share of mission statements. I’ve proofed them and updated them, and almost every single time, I think to… Continue reading Writing My Novel: Mission Statement
Don’t Judge a Book…
I was on Twitter this weekend, and I noticed that Roger Ebert was posting an awful lot of anti-ebook messages. Well, they weren’t exactly anti-ebook, but they were very passive aggressive in how they pointed out all the positive aspects of literature and books that can’t be conveyed via ebooks. The funny thing is, everything… Continue reading Don’t Judge a Book…
Writing My Novel: But That’s Not My Novel!
In addition to my blogging hiatus, I have pretty much been on a general writing hitaus. My novel still sits in Google Docs, a collection of nearly eleven thousand untouched words, taunting me to write. Now that I am getting back into blogging and reading for fun, my desire to work on fiction has steadily… Continue reading Writing My Novel: But That’s Not My Novel!
Ebook Sample Chapters: Best Idea Ever
Growing up, I loved game demos and shareware. There was something sublime about the variety of choice one had with free partial games. If I wanted to play DOOM, I could. A level of Jumping Flash? Why not? I could even play multiplayer Twisted Metal and wash it down with some Warhawk or the entry… Continue reading Ebook Sample Chapters: Best Idea Ever
Review: Amazon Kindle 2
When I heard about the Amazon.com’s first generation Kindle, I scoffed. I thought that ebooks would be a fad because the machines were clunky, there was no standard format for files, and the most sought-after books were simply not available. And on top of that, I like holding books. I love being able to go… Continue reading Review: Amazon Kindle 2