I am sick with the flu. It’s been going on for a week, and I still feel lousy. I’m taking a break from anything I can reasonably cut out of my routine ’til I’m better. Check back on Valentine’s Day, surely I’ll be better by then.
Some words you may not know are portmanteau words. (On a related note, isn’t “portmanteau” an awesome word?)
Here is a free online course for aspiring writers of sciencee fiction and fantasy.
Federation of BC Writers is hosting a talk on two issues that concern writers: taxation and identity theft (who knew that writers had unique vulnerabilitites in the area of ID theft?! I did not).
Richmond Public Library (Main Branch)
February 8th 2015 2 pm – 3:30
see the Federation website for more info.
From the archives over at Writing Tips, Grammar 101
This generator provides random images for you to use as story prompts.
Stumped on some aspect of the writerly universe you are creating? Check out these generators
Amy Leigh Strickland’s take on the five widgets every author should use.
Questions to ask your characters. I’m a big believer in knowing a character’s back story even if it never makes it into the text.