After a long hiatus and MANY hours of design work, The Scriptorium has
returned with a whole new look. We're still working to move all the
content from the old site, but things are looking good and the April/
May issue is online now.
So please visit, have a look around, and let us know if you find
anything broken. PLEASE NOTE: Some of your old bookmarks will likely
have to be updated. Such is the price of progress. :)
The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers Newsletter--April/May 2011
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THE SCRIPTORIUM NEWSLETTER APRIL/MAY 2011
State of the Webzine...
Everything old is new again...
>> ON WRITING
Zero to One Column: The Perfect Ideal Reader
by Chuck Heintzelman
It might not be who you expect...
How to Stay Healthy When You’re Writing All Day
article by Susan Kersley
Writing Your Writing Job Description
article by Mary Anne Hahn
Exercise, Brain Stimulation and Writing on the Move
article by Mike Consol
Links to articles on oncharacters, motivation,
writer-to-writer tips, and becoming a confident writer.
Fire up your brain with exercises on tech support conversations
and various flavours of theft..
Our newest form is for keeping track of all the
locations in your story or novel. Loads of useful
forms and writers' tools!
One of the largest collections of writing-related resource
links on the web! One hundred and fifty-nine verified links
to keep you busy. If you haven't visited lately, come back and browse,
because it's really a treasure-trove of resources.
>> WRITERS SHOPS
Renew your commitment to writing with a new book, course,
or writerly gear!
>> YOUNG WRITERS
New links and creative writing exercises!
>> GIFTS FOR WRITERS
Anytime is a good time to shop for your favorite
writer--or yourself! Check out our section devoted
entirely to gift ideas for and from writers.
Looking for inspiration? Check out new designs at The
Scriptorium Shop, http://www.cafepress.com/thescriptorium
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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers
Sherry D. Ramsey, Editor & Publisher
Julie A. Serroul, Associate Editor
Chuck Heintzelman, Columnist