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ON DEPRESSION: Anhedonia ain’t a place in Kansas

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an·he·do·ni·a ˌanhēˈdōnēə,-hi-/ noun PSYCHIATRY 1. inability to feel pleasure. I’ve been feeling pretty good lately which is a welcome relief.  I’ve had good reason too. I’ve also had good reason not to.  So why am I feeling good? Let’s discuss this, shall we? As cool a word as it is, anhedonia sucks.  And it’s weird. […]

WRITERLY WEDNESDAYS: 2 Ways To Choose (The Razor’s Edge)

HENRY IAN CUSICK, EMILIE DE RAVIN, TERRY O'QUINN, JORGE GARCIA, JOSH HOLLOWAY, NAVEEN ANDREWS, EVANGELINE LILLY, MATTHEW FOX, DANIEL DAE KIM, DOMINIC MONAGHAN, YUNJIN KIM, MICHAEL EMERSON, ELIZABETH MITCHELL

So I received this email yesterday: Chang, I appreciate you sending this along. I, unfortunately, don’t think I can offer you representation. For one, the book is already self-published, and any self-respecting publisher is going to judge you in large part on your sales numbers, which at the moment aren’t stellar enough for them to […]

ACCEPTAMATED!!! JUMP TO NEXT LEVEL!!!

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Uh…  Whoa? Dear Chang, This is just a quick note to let you know that we’ve decided to accept this one. Formal acceptance letter and contract details to follow. Kindest regards, Bruce Bethke Stupefying Stories | Rampant Loon Press I was literally reading this as I watched the Daily Show and thought, “Aw, damn another […]

WRITERLY WEDNESDAYS: You are what you’re smoking…

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So over on homepiece Marko Kloos’s blog he’s outed himself as a master puppeteer capable of thieving sales from the masters for his work. Skiffy Say what?  Yep, someone accused him of rigging the system to get hundreds of 4 and 5 star reviews for his book Terms of Enlistment. To him I say bra-frikking-vo. […]

Change of Scene, Change of Style, Pt. 2

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So it’s been a week of – among other things – some discussions of social media and the impact of it on our lives. For starters, check out Louis C.K.’s bit on smartphones for kids and what they do to us as human beings.  It’s funny and insightful (which is the philosophical equivalent of saying […]

25 Steps To Edit The Unmerciful Suck Out Of Your Story « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Hey, you wrote a book! Yay! Woo! Now go hibernate. Write another book. Travel with the machine elves on a hallucinogenic odyssey through time and space. The goal is to give yourself as much time between I Finished A Book! and I Am Editing That Book! as possible. Chuck Wendig – a mack of a blogger, a fellow Charles […]

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