October 20, 2009


  1. That song has stuck in my head as well... I have read Kings On Writing and loved it as much as you. It is a great book and although I though it was at times to much about king himself still inspirational. I mean come on, a first big seller written in a trailer washroom. He has great style in his writing and has that writers touch that we all wish to have.

    I am in the middle of reading a book called I'd Rather Be Writing and have found myself now wanting to buy the book. I got it from the library here and find myself running to the flatbed scanner and copying sections out... If you liked On Writing I would also recommend this book highly as well as, Strunks, Style of writing and Writing Down to the Bones I think it's called.

    I have been wanting to write a Non-fiction story about me living in a rich town and all the drugs in highschool for Nano but I am worried that I will not have enough time. I think that might be something that requires more time. What do you think? I have two backup Fictional stories that I haven't really decided the endings but that will come.

    I also like the new style of your blog! And never got to say, those pictures of your daughter are so cute! What a great idea man. Hmm maybe we should both write a book review on the books we are currently reading or something. That might be a cool idea???

  2. I just checked online for the book. Is that by Marcia Golub? Interesting and I think I am going to get myself a copy.

    Personally, I wouldn't worry about the time. I'd say give it a start for Nano and even if you don't finish it, keep on writing it. I've heard several times that drugs are pretty commonplace in rich towns...it would be an interesting read.

    I'm always up for writing reviews. There's one thing I've got a lot of and that's critical opinion:)

    Glad you like the new style. I am still digging it!

  3. I've read that thing a couple of times, and each time I get to the part where he talks about the advance that he got for Carrie, it makes me want to throw up a little. Not from nausea, mind, but from sheer bitter jealousy.

  4. The $2,500? I got extremely giddy at the $400,000 buyout for paperback rights! Its impossible for me, a mere mortal, to ignore the fact that one could be paid that much for fiction writing.

    Obviously, there are those little things like talent and marketing that factor in, but...:)