The December 2011 issue of The Scriptorium is online now.
(In fact, it's been online for days, but I FORGOT to send out
the newsletter! Can I blame the busy holiday season?)
The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers Newsletter--December 2011
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"To Unimagined Shores: Collected Stories" by Sherry D. Ramsey
Hitch-hiking aliens. Kidnapped embryos. Victorian time-machines.
Spaceport detectives. Itinerant scribes. Otherwordly companions.
Seventeen stories, by turns funny, tragic, light-hearted and serious,
but all share this in common: they will carry you to distant shores
of imagination, and, once there, show you things you hadn't known
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THE SCRIPTORIUM NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2011
Discovering the New World
Things have changed, for writers and publishers alike.
>> ON WRITING
Zero to One Column: The 'Read On' Tank
by Chuck Heintzelman
How can you keep your reader's tank full?
New Goals for a New Year
article by Sherry D. Ramsey
Assess Your Novel-Writing Progress With These Four Questions
article by Holly Lisle
Write Strategy: Think, Believe, Attack
article by Shery Ma Bell Arietta Russ
Oh No! A Bad Book Review! Have No Fear, It’s Not The End
article by Laura Hickey
A review of “Get Your Writing Fighting Fit” (Audrey Owen) by
MaryAnne Shank, and our personal Top Ten list of writing
Links to articles on theme, writing better humour, and
more on business and traditional publishers.
Fire up your brain with exercises on angry elves,
signs of the apocalypse, and alternating time frames.
Our newest form is for setting short-, medium-, and
long-term writing goals. Check here for
other 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, and a guest
article on storytelling!
>> 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.
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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers
Sherry D. Ramsey, Editor & Publisher
Julie A. Serroul, Associate Editor
Chuck Heintzelman, Columnist