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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wednesday Linky Love

The sky may fall at any moment! I just found time to actually READ blogs. I'm pretty sure that's a sign of the apocalypse.

And on that cheery note :o)

The Graveyard Shift has a post on postmortem decomposition. That's important for everyone who wants realistic zombies, or keeps a skeleton in the closet.

Nathan Bransford
asks a very important questions: Do you spend more time writing or reading?

I was a little surprised at the number of people who write more than they read. Granted, Nathan is a literary agent and most the comments come from aspiring authors who are hoping Nathan will notice their pithy comment and demand to see their manuscript (or maybe that's why I leave comments....). Either way, I spend more time reading, especially with the kids home.

Have you ever tried to juggle a laptop while you chase three kids across a playground? It's just not worth the abuse! Paperback books can handle the abuse. Ergo, I spend more time with a book in hand than I do applying the butt-in-chair method of writing.

Ron's Doom Factory
has a series of three posts about writers block, characters, and believable writing that is worth checking out. Especially if you're suffering from Creative Fatigue. (have a cookie)

Do you have anything to add to the list?


  1. I thought the comments on Nathan's blog were surprising as well. I took the poll and the instant results showed waaayyy more people admitted to reading more than writing. I try to do both every day, but honestly, I read more.

  2. Um, I thought your blog title was Wednesday Kinky Love at first glance.

    I do more writing then reading because I'm low on funds but then I will go on a re-read kick or buy a bunch of new and used books and won't write for weeks. I call it research :D

    I had an art professor who told me you can't create in a vaccuum and I think it applies to writing as well. But, the summer is here and I'm with you. Easier to chase kids with paperback than laptop. We shall see how this summer actually wraps up.

  3. Kathy - I'm glad I'm not the only one who noticed that. :o)

    Leona - Kinky love? No, that's reserved for Saturday night posts when I have to much lemon sorbet ;o)

  4. I definitely spend more time writing. Sure, I love to read, but writing takes more time. It helps that it's free. ;)

  5. Coffeelvnmom (who I know has a last name the same as mine but it's too early to remember first names :P sorry): My library kills me, they have a stack of Free to a Good Home books by the door. Every time I go in, free books that don't ever have to be returned! It's too tempting. I read a very eclectic array of books this way, but that's okay.