What’s on my bookshelf? The Writer’s Idea Book

From my bookshelf, The Writer’s Idea Book by Jack Heffron, published in 2000. [Note: There is also a 10th Anniversary Edition.] It’s broken down into four sections: Bending and Stretching, Exploring, Finding Form, and Assessing and Developing. To quote the author: “…the tone of the book will vary, from high-minded Read more…

What’s on my bookshelf? The Wizard of Ads

  Here is the first of an occasional wordinventions feature, What’s on my bookshelf? I hope you like it. Today: Marketing consultant Roy Williams’ The Wizard of Ads from the trilogy by the same name. Quote: “Intellect is to be cherished. Please don’t think I’m trying to diminish it. I’m merely Read more…

Writers Horoscope August 26: Today seek help.

No, not that kind. [Your sanity is not in question.**] You realize you’re better at ideation and first drafting on paper. But someone has to digitize that brilliance. Time for…a virtual assistant. Always wise to check references, however. **…yet.     Photo courtesy of http://gratisography.com/