Over on Facebook, Samuel R. Delany, answering a question in a post, offered the best and most succinct writing advice anyone has ever codified. Here, in its entirety, it is: (Read the rest at Flogging Babel)
http://www.sfwa.org/other-resources/for-authors/writer-beware/agents/?fbclid=IwAR2q0Snl2-Y-qKplTMfDnjrS-E6sEdCIRuGfYqrTrDH20sfxSKwi9RIwTeg The article linked above was mentioned elsewhere by a friend. It’s well worth reading.
As noted on Zig Zag Claybourne’s website:“In grown-folks land, “It’s Turning Purple, I Think We Should Quit” was the subject of a riotous podcast discussion by the good folks at Gotham Lights Podcast. Listen here. NSFW but, seriously, when has that ever stopped you?” I …Continue reading →
Songwriting is either really hard or really easy for me, and there is not much of an in-between. And most of the time, I will get woken up in the middle of the night by a phrase, or a chorus, …Continue reading →
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, August 12, 2018: One of the first actions of the 2018 Grand Council of the Covenant of the Goddess (COG) was the creation of and consensus on a vision statement and mission statement. During Leadership Institute held …Continue reading →
As someone (queer-bi-trans) who quit attending Pride nearly 20 years ago, lady, I would stand with you. I am a bisexual, black woman. I have been out for over 3 years, but had yet to attend a Pride parade, so …Continue reading →
What was the bread of the early English like? Our research hasn’t yet reached the point where we can give the last word about the bread of the Anglo-Saxons, but the basic facts are fairly clear. It’s predictable that early …Continue reading →
Introduction (Read This First) A style guide for writing about transgender people is practically an oxymoron. Style guides are designed to create absolutes—bringing rules and order to a meandering and contradictory patchwork quilt of a language. Yet there are no …Continue reading →