Weekly Whine: Crunching the Numbers

Look at the hair on this kid. Is he adorable or what?!?! I’d be crying too on such a bad hair day…LOL! It’s another slow start Monday. But I don’t care this week. It’s a gorgeous day today, so I’ve been in and out of the house, trying to play ball with the beagles. Now beagles are not a breed known to participate in more than a chase the ball–when I feel like it. Believe … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #13

Every week I weed through over 100 blogs, looking for writing advice and new and interesting books to read. Considering how time consuming this is, I share the posts I find the most interesting here every week. If you’d like me to add your blog to my feeder or a link from my weekly tour, leave a comment on the most current tour or send me a link via Twitter @by_wjhoward. All About Writers & … Read more

Weekly Whine: Slow Going

Slow going this morning. Hope that’s not setting a pattern for the week. I guess it’s only 6:00 A.M., but I’ve been up for two hours. Should have gotten some new writing done, but screwed around on housework and blog posts instead. Guess it all has to get done some time, so at least I’m ahead of the game on a few other “to do” items. I kept a list of stuff to whine about … Read more

The Short of It

We wrote short stories at the Wicked Writer’s blog last week. My post was Served Up Short with a Side of Gore. Read the other blogger’s opinions: C. J. Ellison was out this week and Kerri Nelson was her guest blogger in Does Size Matter? Greg Marshall Smith, The Short and Long of It (Sort of) David Sartof, My First Time… (or the Virgin Short Story Writer) Supriya Savkoor, Keeping ’em Short Brande Waldron Book … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #11

Every week I weed through over 80 blogs, looking for new reading material and writing advice. Considering how time consuming this is, I share the posts I find the most interesting here every week. If you’d like me to add your blog to my feeder or a link to my weekly tour, leave a comment on the most current tour or send me a link via Twitter @by_wjhoward. All About Writers & Books Hurry over … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #10

Every week I weed through over 80 blogs, looking for new reading material and writing advice. Considering how time consuming this is, I share the posts I find the most interesting here every week. If you’d like me to add your blog to my feeder or a link to my weekly tour, leave a comment on the most current tour or send me a link via Twitter @by_wjhoward. All About Writers & Books Love a … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #9

I know, I know. I’m late this week. Read my Monday’s Whine and you’ll know that I’m behind thanks to another bout with a cold/flu virus. Frankly I’m a little surprised I got this out before lunch. It’s a little short this week and expect lots of typos 😉 ENJOY! How to Join the Tour All About Writers & Books Win Scott Eckert Interview. At least drop by for the cover art. I’ve got my … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #8

How to Join the Tour All About Writers & Books This week’s highlight was an interview with fellow Wicked Writer Gregory Marshall Smith over at Labotomy of a Writer. I finished reading They Call the Wild Muryah and Greg is quite the new talent in Sci Fi writing. The eBook is free on Smashwords and well worth the read! There’s an awesome new feature over at Book Chick City. A kinda Cribs for writers that … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #7

How to Join the Tour All About Writers & Books I really enjoyed Fairy Tales Gone Naughty over at Book Junkie because I’ve dabbled in writing a few of my own. This week wrapped up with guest posts by Brenna Lyons and Natasha Moore If you’re looking for new releases, check out New Vampire Books for March 2010. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith looks really interesting and FUN! Fellow writers, read some good … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour #6

How to Join the Tour All About Writers & Books I really enjoyed this interview with Pamela Samuels Young over at Book Junkie, especially when she talks about trying to get people to critique her first novel. New Way of Book Reviewing was good for a chuckle. It’s one student’s comparison of ‘Titanic’ and ‘My Life’ by Bill Clinton. Where have I been hiding? I’m wondering because I’ve run into quite a few book reviews … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour

How to Join the Tour All About Writers & Books I found Guest Blog: DSB on What is Dark Urban Fantasy? interesting but still left me a little in the dark, wondering if The Courier falls into this genre. Also drop by All Things Urban Fantasy for Win on Wednesday, a list published weekly containing urban fantasy contests and giveaways. Found another book I had to buy in an interview with Keith Melton, author of … Read more

Writer Wednesday Blog Tour

Send me a link to your blog post. How to Join the Tour All About Writers & Books Drake writes old-style westerns that modern-day readers love, is not a blog post, but the author, Jerry Drake, is a fellow member of the Rocky Mountain Fiction writers and in my critique group. Have you bought a Mark Henry book today? I’ve got my copy for the Kindle because he writes a mix of horror and comedy … Read more