Random Blog Post #12 – Writing Tips from the Masters

We can always learn from the masters, today we have tips from Jack Kerouac. They say Jack Kerouac is one of those writers who reinvented literature. Influencing countless writers, and ushering in the 1960’s counter-culture movement, Kerouac is known for novels as The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and On the Road. Kerouac shared his thirty essentials to writing in what he called BeliefContinue reading “Random Blog Post #12 – Writing Tips from the Masters”

Random Blog Post # 11 – Writing Tips from the Masters

We can always learn from the masters, today we have tips from Neil Gaiman. Hailing from England, Neil Gaiman has written novels, short fiction, comic books, graphic novels, and more. He’s done some great work, notably the comic book series The Sandman, and novels American Gods, Coraline, and Stardust. Here, Gaiman gives us his eight goodContinue reading “Random Blog Post # 11 – Writing Tips from the Masters”

Random Blog Post #10 – Writing Tips from the Masters

We can always learn from the masters, today we have tips from George Orwell. An English novelist, essayist, and journalist, George Orwell is responsible for two of my favorite books, Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, along with many other great pieces focusing on social injustice. He has great form and finesse with his writing, and inContinue reading “Random Blog Post #10 – Writing Tips from the Masters”

Random Blog Post #8 – Writing Tips from the Masters

We can always learn from the masters, today we have tips from Margaret Atwood. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, and essayist. She is widely recognized for her award-winning book, The Handmaid’s Tale. Some of her ideas for writers were originally published in an article for The Guardian, where Atwood offers inspiring writers some practical ideas. Margaret Atwood’s 10Continue reading “Random Blog Post #8 – Writing Tips from the Masters”

Random Blog Post #6 – Writing Tips from the Masters

We can always learn from the masters, today we have tips from Kurt Vonnegut. The American writer, Kurt Vonnegut blends satire, humor, and science fiction in a way that will leave you questioning what genre you just read. Classics by Vonnegut include Cat’s Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and one of my all-time favorites, The Sirens of Titan. And aside fromContinue reading “Random Blog Post #6 – Writing Tips from the Masters”

Random Blog Post #5 – Writing Tips from the Masters

We can always learn from the masters, today we have tips from Strunk & White. William Strunk Jr. privately printed The Elements of Style for his students, a classic on the art of writing good prose, which E.B. White, once a student of Strunk, then tweaked for publication. Aside from this little gem, E.B. White isContinue reading “Random Blog Post #5 – Writing Tips from the Masters”

Random Blog Post #4 – Frequently Visited Websites

What five websites do you visit often, and why? You check your email, put on a great album, then open up your web browser. You check your Facebook feed, type “happy bday” to some forgotten friends, see what is happening on Twitter, and after all the notifications are gone, you have the world at your fingertips… where do youContinue reading “Random Blog Post #4 – Frequently Visited Websites”