White Space in Writing

White Space in Writing

Ellen Buikema Do you remember a time when you suffered from sensory overload? This happened to me at a SIGGRAPH Conference in Detroit, Michigan, my first and last computer graphics conference. I remember sitting in a large room in front of an enormous screen with no...
Indie Publishing 101– Part III

Indie Publishing 101– Part III

Piper Bayard of Bayard & Holmes In Indie Publishing 101 – Part I, we discussed the shifting paradigm of the publishing world, what it takes to be an independent publisher, and how we produce quality, publish-ready manuscripts. In Part II of the series, we looked...
Indie Publishing 101 – Part 1

Indie Publishing 101 – Part 1

Piper Bayard “Writing is an art, but publishing is a business.”~ Piper Bayard of Bayard & Holmes That may be a grim thought to us artists, but it is true, nonetheless. We write for different reasons—fun, therapy, journaling, therapy, to master a skill, to be part...
Coloring With Words

Coloring With Words

Eldred “Bob” Bird I liken the writing process to using different boxes of crayons. Remember when you were a kid and got the big sixty-four color pack with the sharpener in the bottom? You could draw whole worlds in amazing detail with the color palette provided by...