Peripatetic Friday (With Two Book Giveaways!)

I decided to launch Labor Day weekend with a stroll about the Internet.  Today, you can find me in three places: Magical Words (my usual Friday haunt), writing about what I’m writing about (and asking other writers to chime in with what they’re creating).  Come join us! http://www.magicalwords.net/mindy-klasky/the-cool-kids/ Magical Words is a website by writers for writers (and readers who want a behind-the-scenes peak at the...

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Linking Up

A few things that have wandered into my inbox lately… For knitters and crocheters: The Winter Special Olympics provides each competing athlete with a handmade scarf.  Each year, a color combination is selected (this year, it’s blue and turquoise), and the acrylic yarn is discounted by the vendor, Red Heart.  I found two *huge* skeins at my local AC Moore craft store for $2.39 each.  Deadlines have passed for some states, but...

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Linking Up

A few links, to clear my browser… Verb conjugation website (discovered when I really couldn’t figure out what the past participle of “to stride” was — it’s “stridden”):  http://conjugator.reverso.net/conjugation-english.html Ergonomics guide to proper writing posture (written as a back-to-school guide, but useful anytime): ...

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Recap, and Linking Up

Where has the entire week gone?!? I’ve been writing, of course.  And I had a funeral to attend one afternoon.  And I went to my usual exercise classes.  And I did the grocery shopping and laundry and other household chores. But this week, far more than most, seemed to slip away. ::shrug::  Nothing to be done about it… Oh – the event at Barnes & Noble last night was … interesting.  They had a few tables set up, and...

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Linking Up

A few links, to entertain you before the weekend… So You Think You Can Write? – More than 50 editors at Harlequin have been online all week, giving writing tips, trading stories about how to get published, and generally putting a spotlight on the publishing industry.  This collection is well worth checking out – even if you *aren’t* planning on pitching to Harlequin! –...

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