Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2010«

One DAMN Sentence

March 29, 2010


Lately I’ve been trying to pay it forward and help other people get their stories polished.  Whether that’s through critiquing work, reading their story, or helping with a query letter over on the public query slushpile. A lot of people don’t know what their story is about. Well, they think they do, until you tell […]

Tasting what you cooked and it’s missing something…

March 16, 2010


I have gone back into to do some editing on my “New Adult” story. It’s a complete departure from anything I’ve ever done in the past and it shows—to me at least. While the idea of the story was simply kick ass, and my writing its usual “stumbling-upon-good”, I can’t help shake the feeling there […]

Test Post from Word

March 14, 2010


  Trying out using Microsoft Word for posting to WordPress. Hopefully it works. Will try it again tomorrow from in the office and see if it blocked at work!

Let’s just see how well this whole “Web 2.0” and Social Media really works

March 7, 2010


Okay, Let’s see if we can use this Web 2.0 thing for more than just posting pictures of our pets and what we had for dinner last night. My wife found this camera a few years ago, in a grocery store in the Dallas Ft.Worth area. We gave the grocery store our contact information and […]

Hiding your ugly baby under a bunch of pretty colors

March 7, 2010


I see Avatar is nominated for an academy award. For what, I cannot figure out.  People keep telling me they thought the movie was great, but they can’t tell me WHY they thought it was great. To me, that’s the catch. It was all flash and no substance, and the flash was meh. See, here’s […]