Betsy's Blog on Writing

Sunday, March 8, 2009

NEED HELP WITH ARTICLES

Good morning! I am working on a couple of articles regarding job seeking and networking. If you could take a few minutes and provide me with answers to these questions I would be quite appreciative. By responding to me you are giving me permission to use your comments and also quote you if I feel it... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

WRITING EXERCISE - What do you come up with?

I was looking over some old stuff on my computer and came across this exercise that I had completed. I have noted the page number but not the source. I thik it came out of one of Phyllis Whitney's books on writing for juveniles, but I'm not sure. Darn on that lack of reference. Anyway - here is the... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

A COUPLE OF COOL LINKS

I found these links yesterday and though I would share them with you. They are really cool. http://www.libraryspot.com/ as far as a reference is concerned, I'm not sure it gets any better than this. http://www.ipl.org/ The Internet Public LIbrary. What a great idea and SO much information. Sign in to see full entry.

WRITERS MARKET SNAFU - RESOLVED?

Yesterday, finally, I received the following response from my email to Writers Market. I sent this because I had failed on numerous occasions to be able to renew my subscription online. I kept getting a blurb to enter a client ID which I didn't have and there wasn't a place to put one anyway. I... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

I’VE BEEN BLOGGING ABOUT MY HOME REMODEL

C are to take a look? I’m kind of learning about how to set up a blog on www.blogger.com and I’m having fun, though some of the technicalities I’m still working out. Check out my new blog about our house at www.hardyhouseblog.blogspot.com. I would love your comments and suggestions. As the blog... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 16, 2009

ARTICLES SITTING AROUND GATHERING DUST?

Do you have articles you have written that have either been rejected by a magazine or ones you just haven’t polished yet? Well, get them polished and updated because there is a place that will take them and it offers payment as well. Thanks to Ariala who introduced me to the company, Associated... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

WISH ME LUCK – QUERY GOING OUT – AGAIN

Let’s hope the tenth time is the charm. I am planning to send a query out to another publisher for my book, The Sunbonnet Lady: Bertha Louise Corbett, the Mother of the Sunbonnet Babies. Her Life and Art. Okay, that’s a working title, but it fits the topic. This has been my baby for a number of... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

BEING A PROLIFIC WRITER

I don't know how writers, especially poets, can be so prolific. I have to work, work, work, rework, rework, and rework again before I get a piece of writing where I want it. I would like to be more that way. Are there tricks that you use? Do you free write a lot? Help me because I would like to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

SELF-PUBLISHING or INDIE PUBLISHING – Another Successful Comment Added

Responses from (BetsyLewis, wiccan_she_wolf, Kabu, Ariala, MedicineFlower) A few days ago I posted wondering how many of the souls on blogit have self-published, or indie-published. I have repeated responses here. I hope this will help anyone looking to self-publish. I would like to collect... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 9, 2009

ZORA NEALE HURSTON – BLACK AUTHOR – IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Like Audre Lorde (see my poetry post), one of my all-time favorite black poets, Zora Neale Hurston is one of my all-time favorite black authors. (Actually, both of these authors are just my all-time favorites. It doesn’t matter what color their skin is. I just love them both. But in honor of Black... Sign in to see full entry.

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