Writing advice I’ve found and a writer I like…

3 06 2013

I have a story that has been rejected fourteen times. I still send it out because I believe in it, and others in my writers’ groups have liked it.
Here’s another reason why you should keep trying:
http://io9.com/5668053/15-classic-science-fiction-and-fantasy-novels-that-publishers-rejected

Write a lot. Here’s why:
http://carltonmellick.com/2009/07/21/quantity-vs-quality/

Like dialects and accents? Though it doesn’t take tempo or idioms into account, click the green dots for audio samples:
http://aschmann.net/AmEng/#LargeMap

Do you know Chet Williamson? He’s a writer I’d like to be. He has written humor for The New Yorker and he writes wonderful dark humor. I’m only familiar with his short stories, but he’s a novelist who’s done well-received media-tie-in work. Have a look at him:
http://www.amazon.com/Chet-Williamson/e/B000APY5TM


Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: