Archive for June 2009

Scaffolding

Scaffolding. Know what it is, and how to recognize it? If you’re a writer, you should. Now, if I were a different kind of blog, I would give a long, helpful definition of what scaffolding is. Like this. I strongly recommend that you read the article, because seriously, I’m not planning on going into much…

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Photoshop Friday

Writers: A Field Guide You are wandering through Internet Forest, enjoying the sunshine, the gentle breeze, when you hear the clacking sound of keys on a keyboard. Imagine your thrill. A writer is nearby! This guide is designed to help you identify the various breeds and varieties of this elusive and beautiful animal. The HobbiestI…

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Different writer types-gung ho (ninja? mongolian horde?) -hobby writers (golfers) -Torn in halfers

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Photoshop Friday

Another one from the vaults. This one is in honor of the fact that I will soon be querying again. (My short, not my novel *sigh*.) Agent’s just not that into you. Last night I was wrangled into going to see the movie, He’s just not that into you. Well, I’ve been out of the…

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Short but Satisfying

Today, I finished my first short story (well . . . novelette, but let’s not get too technical) since High School. Can you believe it? And I’m wondering, what have I been doing all this time??? Short Fiction is awesome! I had no idea. It’s instant gratification, people! I feel just as attached to these…

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Photoshop Friday

1001 Quasi-Legitimate Ways that I Avoid Editing Okay, there won’t really be 1001 reasons. Not in this post anyway, but let me assure you, in my head . . . oh yes. This will be just a random sampling. Also, when I say “quasi-legitimate” I mean all the obvious (and genuinely legitimate) ones aside, like…

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A Good Reason for going AWOL

Dispatch: Spent one week in Ohio without the slightest contact to the writing community. However, there was good reason. After ten years in college, seven of which I was there with him, Hubby graduated from Ohio State’s Optometry School. Watched with many tears as he received his doctoral hood. Worth missing out on all of…

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I’m Re-Gifting!

I really do feel bad about being SO absent online. Probably in a disproportionate rate to the amount that I am actually missed . . . But at any rate, I’ll spare you all another hum drum post, in which I apologize profusely for never posting. Instead, I’ve decided to re-gift a few of my…

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Gah!

No Photoshop Friday today. 🙁 Sorry all. I’ll make it up to you. I swear. You know I’m good for it. . . . . . kinda. Okay, okay, I’m a lousy, dead beat blogger. Forgive me. -Renee

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