I can pore over analytics or buy someone's guide to writing popular posts, but I thought I'd go the direct route and ask you which topic you would most like to see covered here in the upcoming weeks. Is it more on the business of writing? Favorite recent reads? Editor interviews and book reviews? Creative … Continue reading What You Want to Read Next (Wreadcast .7 – 5:05)
For so many years, I had a simple view of writing any poem or story essentially once. I wrote them as the seeds took root and pruned them into final drafts as able. This is a wonderful model for anyone afflicted with the writing compulsion. Recently, however, I realized a second shaping was necessary for … Continue reading Writing Everything Twice (Wreadcast .6 – 6:35)
Can’t pass up the chance to support the Sci-Fi community. I’ve enjoyed the introduced to a lot of new writers.
Browse through these best of stories in the SCI-FI genre and see where you can read the best of new novels from around the world.
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Recently, I unearthed some rough drafts along with stacks of old notebook journals. One of them (below) was workshopped several years ago with a wonderful friend and fellow writer. I have been seeking something I can polish into a finished piece of fiction as an example of substantive editing for you as I go along. … Continue reading Editing “Weynid the Savage” Pt. 1
The trend of working some or all of the time from home looks like it's here to stay. When you reach the point where a laptop on the couch just isn't quite cutting it, it's time to carve out a permanent space for productivity. I'm at that very point this autumn. Inspired by Leo Babauta … Continue reading I’m Crafting a Home Office (Wreadcast .5 – 6:41)
Beginning to podcast here has been as fun as I anticipated. While I don’t have plans to move beyond the brief Wreadcast model personally, I could see adding some guest content from the service partnership detailed below. Happy to share just in case others are tempted to get into podcasting.
We love podcasts: they’re like the blogging version of radio, a medium anyone can jump into and use to share their story. They introduce us to new voices and give us glimpses into new perspectives… and they pair perfectly with blogs and websites, where they can add more texture and interest to what you’re already publishing.
Thanks to a new partnership with RadioPublic, you can choose from a quarter of a million podcasts to embed into your posts and pages on WordPress.com and Jetpack-powered websites. Whether you produce a podcast yourself, write about them, or just like to listen, you can share podcasts with your visitors, no matter where the podcasts are hosted.
What Can a Podcast Add to My Site?
Use a RadioPublic embed to share and promote your own podcast ! But even if you’ve never even listened to a podcast before, there are ways you can use…
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After wrestling with autocorrection for the thousandth time, I begin to wonder if maybe there's more to story. Have I overlooked some different approach that could repair this partnership? Maybe it's all just been a case of stunting my eager assistant with all of my knee-jerk negativity and constant counter-correcting? I mean, look: that's definitely … Continue reading Letting Autocorrection Take the Helm
It's been a couple of months now; an expression of gratitude is long overdue. It's also been said before that had WREADITOR fully understood how welcoming and dynamic this writing community could be, the site would've existed so much sooner. The following is just a small token of thanks to the readers and writers (and … Continue reading A Short Note of Gratitude (Wreadcast .4 – 0:45)
English can be a very challenging language. Some pairs of words can be particularly tricky. Found a list from LibroEditing incredibly useful for both first-time clarification and review; I had to share. Via LibroEditing: All the Troublesome Pairs
I've been a writer all of my life, but it was only when I made a mental shift that my works began to find regular publication. I'm pleased to share some of that story here, including the rules I use to bring a business discipline to submitting creative writing to editors. (Audio points summary: … Continue reading The Business of Getting Published (Wreadcast .3)