We creative types have a difficult job. Essentially, our job is to create something out of nothing. Our job is to be original. To stand out. And eventually, to not only find fulfillment in our creation but fulfill others with it. For most creative-types, we strive to guide our audiences through an emotional journey. . .Continue reading “The Burden of Creativity”
Since I was young I’ve had bad hearing. Thirty-percent hearing loss in one ear and forty-percent in the other. Something like that. As a result I used to get words words wrong all the time. For instance… I thought there was an N in early: “Earnly.” I used to say “supposebly” instead of “supposedly.” (ExceptContinue reading “Not What It Seems”
My favorite drink of all time. It can be ordered at a bar or you can make it yourself. Drink too much of it and you can get too sick to move. Refrain from drinking it at all and you could suffer major health issues. I require it every time I come home from work,Continue reading “Writers: Don’t Forget the Sugar”
My daughter is starting to ask “Why?” to everything that happens. Most parents get annoyed by it, but I’ve decided to engage her, because I don’t want to stifle her curiosity, or give her any indication that asking “Why?” is at all a bad thing. For instance, I showed her Disney’s The Muppets (2011) for the first timeContinue reading “The Infamous Three-Letter Question”
I came across this article by Chuck Sambuchino, “The Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel: Advice from Literary Agents.” With all due respect to all of the contributors of the article, I must call a time out. Since when did these agents’ opinions become the standard by which books are written? Who set them upContinue reading “Writers: Cut Out the Middle Man!”
All authors are gods in their own eyes. We think our work is the greatest thing produced under the sun, until someone comes around and points out the many flaws in our “flawless” work. Hopefully you’re not like me and require multiple people pointing out your flaws until you finally swallow the bitter pill of humilityContinue reading “Editing and Critique Services Being Offered”
Hope you all have had a great weekend! Here’s Lynn on submitting your manuscript to Endever Publishing Studios, LLC. We’ve enjoyed what we’ve received so far, and a few submissions are up for serious consideration, but we’re still open. Happy submitting and good luck!