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by hektorkarl
May 25th, 2012, 6:57 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Over the line?
Replies: 18
Views: 2646

Re: Over the line?

It's a good line, and it's not crossing a line for the genre, but it might be for the character. It seems like either a fairly unfiltered character, or a clear attempt to humiliate. This might be the intention, but sometimes when readers raise these types of issues, they're picking up on some sort o...
by hektorkarl
May 13th, 2012, 8:36 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: I'm desperate for writing podcasts.
Replies: 9
Views: 5353

Re: I'm desperate for writing podcasts.

Mur Lafferty has a podcast called 'I Should Be Writing.' KM Weiland has a short podcast called 'Wordplay.' John August has a screenwriting podcast, 'Scriptnotes,' I think. Grammar Girl on grammar. Joanna Penn interviews writers (often self-published) on The Creative Penn. They can all be found on iT...
by hektorkarl
April 26th, 2012, 7:15 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Brandon Sanderson Class Online
Replies: 35
Views: 4507

Re: Brandon Sanderson Class Online

Nicole R wrote:I knew about his podcasts, but not the entire lecture series. Thanks for the heads up!
Same here. Thanks for the pointer!
by hektorkarl
April 22nd, 2012, 8:54 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

A few of this week's A-Z Challenge posts: Rest, Ritual and Radical Creations http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/rest-ritual-and-radical-creations.html Quests for Quests http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/quests-for-quests.html Puppy Poop and Painful Pride http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/puppy-poop-a...
by hektorkarl
April 22nd, 2012, 7:52 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: National Novel Writing MAY
Replies: 22
Views: 11067

Re: National Novel Writing MAY

Margo wrote:I'm in. Goal for the month: 75,000 words.
I feel a sudden urge to try to match Margo, like when I used to use Arnold's Guide to Bodybuilding to plan my weightlifting.
by hektorkarl
April 9th, 2012, 11:44 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

More on mythic moments for the A-Z Challenge.

Home

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/home.html

Games Go On

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/games-go-on.html

French Films: New Waves and Bands of Outsiders

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/frenc ... ds-of.html
by hektorkarl
April 2nd, 2012, 12:02 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

First two A-Z posts:

Branding in the Age of Achilles: 4+ Lessons

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/brand ... ssons.html

Argos, Faithful Dog of Odysseus

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/04/argos ... sseus.html
by hektorkarl
March 30th, 2012, 10:42 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

The Danger of Leaving Out the Boring Parts

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/03/dange ... parts.html
by hektorkarl
March 27th, 2012, 6:24 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: A-to-Z Blog Challenge 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3348

Re: A-to-Z Blog Challenge 2012

I'm planning to participate as well. Have not thought of a theme beyond the whole letter thing... I suppose I'm not an elite planner.
by hektorkarl
March 26th, 2012, 10:00 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Fixing Bad Habits (Or: Writers and the Power of Habit)

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/03/fixin ... power.html
by hektorkarl
March 21st, 2012, 12:40 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

The "Dedication to Productivity"

http://bit.ly/GE6EzP
by hektorkarl
March 20th, 2012, 11:42 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Pinterest 101 and Internet-Browser's Block

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/03/heal- ... 1-and.html
by hektorkarl
March 19th, 2012, 9:23 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: 4th Annual Blog Bracket Challenge!
Replies: 38
Views: 14046

Re: 4th Annual Blog Bracket Challenge!

You know, even though I haven't watched a single minute of college basketball or read about it this year, I really thought I'd be doing better than I am at this point. I had this blind optimism that somehow I'd get lucky. Strange phenomenon. Oh well. Yeah, that hope is half the fun of March Madness...
by hektorkarl
March 16th, 2012, 10:04 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338877

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

50 Shades of Grey: Yet Another Exception to the Rules?

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2012/03/50-sh ... ption.html