Banished Words . . .

For Your Information

The 2012 List of Banished Words and Phrases – By Writer’s Blog –

George R.R. Martin Unveils Chapter From ‘The Winds of Winter’ – By Christopher John Farley – Wall Street Journal –

3 types of textures you should consider using in web design – By Harrison Weber – TNW –

What Will You Write This Year? – By Joe Bunting – The Write Practice –

The artificiality of time – By Seth Goodin –

5 Lessons You Can Learn from a Breathtaking Customer Service Fail – By Sonia Simone – copyblogger –

7 Ways Meditation Increases Creativity – By Jane Friedman –

12 Essential Tips for Revitalising Your Blog in 2012 – by Gregory Ciotti – Problogger –

Writing tips for a new year – By Midge Raymond – Seattle Pi –

Pair of authors give Lodians the tools to publish their own novels – By  Lauren Nelson – –


Quote(s) of the Day

“Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.” –  Truman Capote

“Never wait for inspiration; it needs to be looked for, chased after, laboriously collected, and then molded for perfect usage.”



Writing Contests

Writing Contest – Wag’s Revue Winter Writers Contest – Fiction – Deadline Feb. 15, 2012 –