Scalzi does it again.
At his blog site, John's made comments about a Times Article on blogging.
I particularly liked the comment from John and The Times that there are 3 types of blog site:
The Times also notes that of the millions of blogs that exist, only a tiny margin get a readership beyond the bloggger and the blogger’s mom (”OMG I can’t believe my mom read what I wrote about her on my blog”), and thus as a consequence most are eventually abandoned.
As you can see,I am just a little girl who love dreaming very much.Maybe I can't write a worderful novel,but I will never give up my dream.I just love reading,and I just keep writing.
So i heard u guys talking about Night World i LOVE Night World im 12 and with all the stories i cant wait for strange fate to come out
It's up HERE.
Now I'm off to read some.
The City and the City review's up and getting hit big time, by the looks of things.
So too's the review of Mark Charan Newton's Nights of Villjamur and Joe Abercrombie's Best Served Cold - three of the best I've read this year.
Such things make the world good. Sort've counterbalances when we lose one of our own, such as David Eddings, as we have today. Though many say that they've moved on from his books, most of his books, especially the Belgariad series, are where
I found today my Freshman year high school planner (or schedule book). I hadn't realized how much inspirational quotations there were scattered throughout it. There were also many questions posed to the user. Anyway, I've dictated the one's that I found... inspirational for maybe more than just oneself (meaning that one could also use such words geared towards his/her writing). Nevertheless, I would like to share them with you (I warn you, it’s quite a long list!):
Words Worth Wondering
Updated June 8th, 2009 at 03:07 PM by Alexandria
Eek. They'll be here this time Friday. I can't believe I do my AS exams - why does time insist on going so fast? I don't have enough time to learn everything about Nazi Germany, Communist Russia, the first 3 centuries of the Christian church, a novel and 24 poems!
Speaking of poems, is anyone here a fan of Edward Thomas, and if you are could you point me in the direction of some good websites? I can't seem to find any worthwhile. At least Robert Frost has enough sites - I love him.
(Zelika Loophole Blog #11)
Hahaha! Look what I did! I found Zelika's journal! She will be so mad when she sees this... but it's worth it! I am tricky.
--Nisrah of the House of Il Aran
Okay I AM half way through my GCSEs
So gud luk to everyone else whose enduring them I apologise for my spelling to since i just got a notebook laptop nd i am not used to the tiny size...
Any way...thank your posting a comment, you are all wonderful.
I also have a new story that I have revamped and it is a Work In Progress. Its called Happy Families and it is a story about Arkan's Childhood, its unique as far as I know so please review you dont
Slight update. The City and the City review's up. In the pipeline there's a review for Mark Charan Newton's Nights of Villjamur and Joe Abercrombie's Best Served Cold, both of which I loved. Don't think those two will be far from my favourites of 2009, though time will tell - there's still over 6 months to go before I make my list!
However I do like to mix things up, so I've reread Robert Heinlein's Rocketship Galileo and Glory Road (well, actually, Glory Road I'm about two-thirds
Hey there readers,
So, yeah, I started a thread: "Possible Critique?" in the Authors and Writing/Writing division and thus far I've had one, yes may I repeat: one individual actually give some advice (kmtolan, you're awesome by the way!). Now, I know that this is a forum where people can freely choose when they want to dish-out their advice cards, but seriously: is it because there's soo much reading involved?
Anyway, I've done a ton of revision to the writing
Saliman, Irc, and I were wandering around in the streets of Lirigon earlier today. It was so nice and so peaceful. But like always, the peace was broken by three children playing tag. I was very surprised to find that those children were Zelika and her brother and sister. I was shocked to see her alive. After Saliman had told me she was dead I thought that the world would never be the same. Now here I am playing tag with her and her siblings. One of her friends, Mik joined us later as well.
Wishes Hush on a Wintry Eve
Slipping into the warm blanketing of the indigo night
Stretching out each limb
flexing sinews catching
dazzling shards from a fallen star granting
wishes upon wish
in crystalline frostings that
drift as blown snow flakes
(Zelika Loophole Blog #10)
Just after I left to play tag with Nisrah and Sunara, we came across Hem, Saliman, and Irc. Hem joined in the game almost immediately, and Mik met us and also played.
Nisrah got in trouble when he bumped into a big, brutish man. Hem helped him but the thug kept attacking us, and he called me a whore. Luckily Saliman arrived and freezed him. Sunara went and found another Bard and they took the man somewhere after he was let out of the spell
Updated May 22nd, 2009 at 05:19 PM by Maiablackwolf
Just a follow up on my new book "Science Fiction and Alternate History - A Collection of Short Stories"
It's now on many of the major sites such as Amazon, Barnes& Noble, Abe Books, Alibris, Books-a-Million, Booktopia etc.
I've sent a copy to the reasonably regarded Australian science fiction magazine Aurealis, who have agreed to review it.
I don't yet have any sales data, but should have access to that some time in the next few days.