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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Last week’s Writing Wednesday #Publaw post (oops…technically it was two weeks ago, due to the Thanksgiving holiday) focused on what kind of works receive copyright protection. As promised, this week we’re looking at works that are not covered by copyright. … Continue reading
The writers of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure made good use of humor. Although the film lacked critical acclaim, it resonated with children of the ’80s, largely due to effective use of inside jokes. Until I began writing mystery novels, … Continue reading
A flyer advertising a Christmas Holiday craft fair at a local high school. The lead line (in 30 point font) read “HUGE CRAFT FAIR” followed by the school’s address and the date and times of the sale. The next four … Continue reading
A year ago next month, I brought home a box of water and rocks and set it up in my office. It looked like this: The rocks represented a life-long dream – and also a challenge. Could I learn enough … Continue reading
Few things bring people together like cookies and octopodes. Last night the guys and I settled around the TV to watch the most recent episode of The Next Iron Chef – Super Chefs – “in which the remaining contestants visit … Continue reading
Today’s post continues the new Writing Wednesday dedicated to all aspects of publishing law and “deciphering legalese.” Much of the post can also be found on Twitter (albeit in smaller bites) under the #PubLaw hashtag. So…what types of creative works … Continue reading
November 15 is official “Love to Write Day.” In honor of the occasion, permit me to offer the “Top Ten Reasons Writing is Awesome” 1. You can have imaginary friends without people thinking you’re crazy. (Well, not for that reason, … Continue reading
We’ll file this one under “strange, but awesomely compelling”: Written? Kitten! A website which promises (and delivers) a new photograph of a kitten every time you type another 100 words into the text box. I found this via Twitter’s @LiteratiCat … Continue reading
November 10 is the official birthday of the United States Marine Corps. In 1921 General John Lejeune, the 13th Commandant of the Marines, issued Marine Corps Order No. 47, Series 1921. The order summarized the history, mission, and tradition of … Continue reading