Writing Work

Writing Work

For the last few weeks, I have been cramming in an hour of writing work a few afternoons a week. Bit by bit, I get work done on writing. I say writing work because it isn’t always writing. The perils […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

This Q & A with Renée Ahdieh was awesome to read, especially with Kate wanting to get her feet wet in the YA market. Check it out here. Elisa is very into inspirational quotes lately. Check out this list from […]

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Weather Influencing Writing

Weather Influencing Writing

I’m finding my inspiration, motivation, and dedication to writing going up lately and I am fairly certain it’s weather influencing writing that I’m doing. We had a really tough winter in Calgary this year. Lots of -30C days (and colder […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

Author Fred Van Lente has the best marketing advice Elisa has ever heard. He doesn’t provide a new concept, but he phrases an old one in a way she truly connects with. “You need to create books people want to […]

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Formative Stories

Formative Stories

Have you ever taken a look back over the formative stories in your life and how those influences your writing? Or your sense of self? I have a theory. All those early books and stories you are exposed to, the […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

Here’s some food for thought from TOR.com: Cory Doctorow’s upcoming novel Walkaway deals in small ideas. It takes dozens of incremental extensions to current technology and predicts their aggregate effect on the world. This more subtle, realistic approach to sci-fi […]

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