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Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 17th, 2011, 10:07 pm
by Mike R
We just got back from a retreat in the mountains.

My wife and blog partner blogged about it.

Link in my signature.

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 8:30 am
by justcrash
I try to have new posts daily, but it's more a part of a personal exercise in discipline. However, on the rare occasion I post something other people may be interested in, I like to let people know. I wrote up my Harry Potter 7.5 review last night:

http://dariankovach.com/?p=196

Please feel free to comment or what have you, I love interaction! :)

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 9:40 am
by dgaughran
Each drop in print sales causes bookstore closures, which means less stores to sell books, which means lower print runs, which means higher printing costs, which means higher prices, which means another drop in print sales.

But this is only one of a series of vicious circles that mean the end of any significant market share for print and bricks-and-mortar bookstores.

Borders Inches Closer to Liquidation. What Happens Next?

http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2011 ... pens-next/

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 10:17 am
by hektorkarl
The Guardian declares that "boredom is coming back into fashion."

So We Rode the Boredom Like a Racehorse

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/so-we ... horse.html

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 10:54 am
by HillaryJ
The consequences of writing with distractions (hint - they are not pretty for me)

http://hillaryjacques.blogspot.com/2011 ... u-say.html

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 11:06 am
by Margo
A post on killing the baby (or rather the idea that our novels are our babies)...

http://urbanpsychopomp.blogspot.com/201 ... -baby.html

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 2:11 pm
by Thomas Burchfield
"Watching Nosferatu is like struggling to remember a dream upon awakening: It’s a montage of fairy-tale fragments, starting from the moment that Max Schreck as Orlock creeps like a spider from his burrow across his castle courtyard to welcome the fly into his parlor ."

An essay on Great Film Draculas: Max Schreck as Nosferatu:


http://tbdeluxe.blogspot.com/2011/07/gr ... ck-as.html

Thanks for reading!

Thomas Burchfield
Author of the supernatural thriller Dragon's Ark, from Ambler House. Available in paperback and e-book editions at independent bookstores and through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Powells.com, Smashwords, and Scrib'd
Author of the comic screenplay Whackers. to be published by Ambler House, July 2011 on Scrib'd and other e-book stores.
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Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 5:23 pm
by Fenris
A review of Harry Potter 7, Part 2, as well as a discussion of the balance between happy moments and sad ones. http://harbingercodex.blogspot.com/2011 ... otter.html

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 18th, 2011, 9:30 pm
by Nicole R
Don't take the easy road
Why it's good to put our characters through the tough stuff, the stuff that changes them (and us) forever.

For any NCIS fans out there, I include fun Gibbs references. :D

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 19th, 2011, 9:17 am
by Sommer Leigh
Omaha Science Fiction Convention http://sommerleigh.com/archives/3557#respond

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 19th, 2011, 10:04 am
by hektorkarl
Tidbits on changes in the publishing industry plus reflections on a NYT article that claims "Good spellers are often drawn to poetry and wordplay, while bad spellers, for whom language is a conduit and not an end in itself, can excel at representation and reportage."

Are Bad Spellers Better Reporters? Are Good Spellers Better Poets?

http://www.hektorkarl.com/2011/07/are-b ... -good.html

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 19th, 2011, 10:57 am
by Moni12
New approach to my writing, link below.

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 20th, 2011, 10:23 am
by Sommer Leigh
The Exploration of Steampunk http://sommerleigh.com/archives/3569

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 20th, 2011, 10:23 am
by beeboo15
How should women be referred to in a manuscript? There seems to be a bit of debate.

http://opposingfarces.blogspot.com/

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

Posted: July 20th, 2011, 10:30 am
by Cookie