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Sunday, 26 August 2007

Blogging alternatives

I've promised to try to keep my blog up-to-date, but what do I do when I have nothing to write about? I've had a quick skim around other blogs to see if there are any easy answers.

There aren't any easy ones, but there sure are some interesting and inventive possibilities. Some writers have fascinating hobbies or day jobs (just check out Glenda Larke for a really superb example) and some, like Karen Miller, also have the knack of interviewing other writers as well as sharing their own writing experiences. Still others have hit on the idea of joining forces and blogging as part of a team. SF Novelists is one such. Recent entries include Mindy Klasky on To Spoil or not to Spoil; Jim C. Hines on Secrets of a Good Villain and Simon Haynes on School Visits.

Another goodie in like vein is Writer Unboxed. Here, writers from a variety of genres write about the joys and sorrows of the business as well as offering articles on various aspects of the writer's craft. One of my veryverytop favourite historical fantasy authors, Juliet Marillier, blogs on Writer Unboxed as well as having her own web site

A blog I like to check on every week or so is Call My Agent. The blogger, an Australian literary agent, follows in the footsteps of the inimitable Miss Snark and says she "hopes to shed light on the sometimes shadow-shrouded world of publishing in order to help writers work out how the hell they get published". That's of interest to an awful lot of people, including me:-)

4 comments:

Imagine me said...

What an interesting blog, Satima. I knew about some of these websites but but a few are new to me. Keep up the good work.

Satima Flavell said...

U2, Helen:-) Any more stories in the pipeline?

notes from the edge said...

thanks for your comment on my blog - nice to have you checking in. I've put you in my 'favourites':))so much to check out on this post - I'll be up all night... One of my fave bloggers is www.baroqueinhackney.blogspot.com she has lots of lovely links to other writers too......it's endless!

Satima Flavell said...

Yes, that's a neat blog - thanks for the link! This blogging stuff could take up all our time if we let it, couldn't it? So many blogs, so little time...

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