Category: Opinion

Cats and Writers

Today I’ll examine something less weighty; appropriate as it should not be a day for deep thoughts. It is Sunday, after all! What I’d like to discuss is how many writers (including me) have cats. My publishing imprint (Bosulliman Press) is based on a cat theme too. The origin of the name I’ll cover in […]

In Praise of Mark Twain

This is later than I planned initially, so I’ll end up posting a few days in a row to compensate. I planned this post for Monday: I’m a great admirer of Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens. Biographies here and here). He was a prolific author, a witty humorist and a man of many great quotes. […]

Long Live the Legion!

This is not like my typical posts on this blog, but I wished to share my views anyway. DC Comics have announced they will soon be cancelling the series due to poor sales. Paul Levitz – a writing legend on the series, and Keith Giffen – art legend on same – couldn’t save the title. […]

Differing Views

Ultimately not, but from different approaches: Write On: Can We Teach Writing? The Best Writing Advice You’ll Ever Get I fall between those two camps. I took 2 classes in creative writing 28 years ago in CEGEP (junior college here in Quebec. Grades 12 and 13 in the rest of Canada). I learned the mechanics […]

Writing Curmudgeons Need Not Apply

I curate a Tumblr of  writing articles here. One piece that I’ve been hearing for days: “…when a writer named Julian Tepper waited on Roth at a Manhattan deli, and, with pride and fear, gave him a copy of his first novel. (Note, please: Tepper has published a novel with a legit publisher, and he is […]

RPG Writing Links to Other Forms

In a recent Kickstarter project e-mail update a man named Stan! Brown was just announced as writing a sourcebook. His biography blurb states: “Stan! is the award-winning author of 2 novels, 15 short stories, more than 60 gaming products, and innumerable cartoons and comics.” This isn’t a surprise to me: Mike Pondsmith: I first read his […]

Page generated in 2.304 seconds. Stats plugin by www.blog.ca