THIS from Bustle might be the most important thing you read today, or it might be THIS from Flavorwire. This one applies to writing and editing, as well as life. From Elephant Health & Wellness. And here's some advice on submissions from Freeze Frame Fiction. From The Writer's Circle Electric Literature suggests this fun way to name your … Continue reading End of the Month Fun With Jobe
Inspirational shirts from Attention Writers from the Mid-Continent Public Library in Lee's Summit, MO more bingo fun from Writers Write a reminder from the Reader's Nook Ursula K. Le Guin talks writing on The Literacy Site beloved comic xkcd has a movie map, but at least a few came from books some encouraging author activism from J. K. Rowling … Continue reading More April Fun with Jobe
You’re tucked into bed, curled up with the latest book you checked out from the library. The paper turns smoothly between your fingers- one hand on the next page even before your eyes make it to the the bottom. | Or maybe it’s an afternoon on your couch, sliding your fingers over a tablet, skimming … Continue reading Is knowing about the author important?
So it's time to share your work. I know, I know. It's not ready. (It will never, ever be ready.) But your eyes have been over it a thousand times and you need new perspective to help point you in the right direction. Maybe you know it needs something but you're not quite sure exactly … Continue reading Jobe on Feedback
Stationary Pr0n from Buzzfeed from The Writer's Circle from Tablo Publishing an article about emergency poets from Book Patrol This funny is for role-playing gamer nerds, but maybe writers experience this too 🙂 first character Dorkly comic What a cool idea! From Reading Addicts this one from Grammarly and this extremely nsfw gem for Archer … Continue reading Jobe’s Mid-Month April Fun
My first experiences with book clubs were back in elementary school. When I was in kindergarten or so, my mom would take my sister and I to Saturday morning book readings at our local library. Librarians would read a book aloud and have us do crafts that went along with the theme. When I got … Continue reading The Pros of Clubbing | Book Style
What is a memoir? A memoir is a narrative about your personal experience. http://www.creative-writing-now.com/how-to-write-a-memoir.html Write memoir, not autobiography Autobiography is the story of an entire life, but a memoir is just one story from that life. You can only ever write one autobiography, but you can write countless memoirs. http://www.rd.com/advice/great-tips-on-how-to-write-your-memoir/#ixzz3WpiG8Xzp A memoir can be about: A … Continue reading Jobe’s Monster-Long Ethically-Sourced Compilation on How To Write a Memoir
Howdy Folks! This month I read three books for my reading challenge. The first of three I read was Bodies, of the Holocene by Christopher Cokinos, a book of poetry which I categorized as "a book you can finish in a day." I was fortunate enough to review this short but poignant work for the upcoming … Continue reading Jobe’s March Reads