They say social media is a time suck which of course is true. And can be one of the many kryptonites for writers. I should know. Many a time I would look at the time and be in shock to where all the time went. Time I could’ve, should’ve used to write. Damn you Facebook and Twitter, hand shaking fist.
Yet, social media also holds a plethora of tools for your instant perusal. Tools to help you, the writer, achieve your publication goals. I myself just spent a wonderful month in September taking part in #WIPjoy. A hashtag created by sci-fi & fantasy author Bethany A. Jennings.
Will talk more about that starting now. Continue reading
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I’m saying this three days early but even so…
Happy Anniversary Roswell!
Roswell was originally released on then The WB (now CW) on October 6, 1999. Before the show moved to UPN for its third and final season. Created by Jonathan Dukes and developed by Jason Katims. And based on the young adult book series, Roswell High, written by Melinda Metz.
The show was centered around teens with the usual angst about love but with a twist. It also involved aliens.
3 years. I’ve been blogging for 3 years!?
I know that might not seem as such a huge number but it is in my case. Because three years ago, I never thought I’d reach this day. Just four years ago, I never had any intention to blog. Even though I liked reading anime/manga and Asian drama enthusiast blogs.
Now, here I am today, a bonafide blogger myself. Whoa. Continue reading
Well I’ve given it some thought and somehow managed to come up with a quasi writing plan for 2016. It’s definitely not made of stone, so there’s room for flexibility. And definitely I will not add any new ventures onto my plate unlike I did with 2015. Well at least, I’ll try.
First, I’ll critique 3 works on Scribophile every weekend. I need to build up my karma points so that I have enough to start uploading my work for critiques. It’ll help to sharpen my critiquing skills too, as it’s gotten rather dull. So I’ll either focus on critiquing one set of poetry and two shorts or one short and one chapter (at a time if need be). Continue reading