Writerly Types on Google+

Since most of my readers are writers, I thought I’d share this here. For those of you on Google+, here’s a good Master list of literary types, by category, compiled by a writer. https://plus.google.com/u/0/115121110877145330939/posts/CEjYn3uHB26

Lies Writers Tell

“Don’t ask a writer what he’s working on.  It’s like asking someone with cancer on the progress of his disease.” – Luke Angel I often read quotes by writers, hoping to glean a bit of what they think of the process, and more importantly, its place in society. All too often, I come across a…

The Top 100 Writers – Finding the Best Writers in History, Part 2

Editor’s note: This list doesn’t represent my views, so don’t bother telling me why you disagree. It’s a compilation of the views of critics, fans, and experts from at least 10 different surveys of “greatest writers.” For Part 1, where I detail the methodology for selecting the writers listed below, click here. Before I list…

Writer Wednesday Interview with author Debra Lauman

This week, we feature an interview with author Debra Lauman, who will talk with us about some of her trials and triumphs as a writer, as well as her latest project. Welcome, Debra! This Blog Blank: I like to start each interview by giving the author a chance to discuss their work. What can you…

Coming this Week – More Writers

For #Writer Wednesday, we will feature an interview with author Deb Lauman. It should be fun, so stay tuned. I am also in the midst of an unscientific survey to determine who are the Top 100 writers in history. I’ve pulled information from a number of places: critical analysis of novelists, assessments of writers, poets,…

#WriterWednesday Interview with Author Ruth A. Douthitt

This week for Writer Wednesday, we feature an interview with author Ruth A. Douthitt. Ruth, welcome to This Blog Blank. This Blog Blank: I like to start each interview by giving the author a chance to discuss their work. What can you tell us about your latest work? Ruth A. Douthitt: First of all, thanks…

Writers Write

Tomorrow we are joined by author Wayne Zurl, who will post a piece about writing in dialect. For tonight, enjoy these words of wisdom by some of literature’s greatest talents.

Calling All Short Story Writers

Want to be rich from your writing? Want to be famous? Who doesn’t? Get in line. I can’t help you there, but I can help you perhaps get a story published in an anthology. It’s good practice in any case. The Literary Underground is taking submissions for its latest anthology, Time. Entries are due 31…