Writing Tips for Beginners #5: To do or not to do…an outline

Oooo, the outline. There are really only two schools of thought regarding the outline. Those who do and those who don’t. Let’s start with those who do why they do it, how they do it and how you can do it, too. If writing is a journey, the outline is your roadmap. It’s your ideas, […]

Discover Authors: Nadiyah Abdul-Khaliq: Demons of the Guilded (The Demon Cleaner, #1)

From September 13 – 23, my blog and I are participating in a “Discovery” through DiscoverAuthors.wordpress.com.  Each day, I’ll be featuring a different author and one of their books; the other authors will also be featuring me and each other on their blogs at the same time.  Check in every day to find out about […]

Reflective Essay: Moral of MACE

Well, this is my last official MACE blog post. It’s crazy that I just started my course in September and it’s already June. My actual courses have ended, which means my workload is about to get quite a bit lighter. However, it also means that my class of international mates will be permanently broken up […]

LBF 2012: Day 3: Getting Into Pubbing and London Pub Fair

4/18/2012. Day 3 and the last day of the 2012 London Book Fair. Lots to talk about. Lets start with my first seminar. Getting into Publishing. It was hosted by Society of Young Publishers (SYP). If you don’t know who they are, check them out here. They host events that allow those interested in, or […]

Publishing Now: Still Publishing Later? Part Two

One day, in my class Contemporary Issues and The Creative Economy, we had a guest speaker by the name of Paul Micklethwaite come and speak to us about “sustainability” and what it means for the creative/cultural industries. Of the industries that are the leading the way towards a sustainable future, publishing is one. Which is […]

Publishing Now: Still Publishing Later? Part One

Yesterday, I went to the Publishing Now conference.  (The day before was the debate). The main focus of the this conference was how the industry is effected by the digitization of print media. As an author, it was good hear to what members of the publishing industry think about the future of their profession. And […]

Launch 48 Day Three

So, I got home last night from the last day of Launch 48. Passed out almost immediately. I’d say I was awake for maybe…maybe, an hour before I couldn’t keep my eyes opened anymore. I was responding to friend’s messages with my eyes closed. (Good thing I’m a decent typist). Today, however, I’m wide awake […]