Congratulations to Cindy Eastman, winner of the 2016 Stuff Writers Like Writing Contest with this entry. Please stay tuned to @stuffwriterslik for runners up and editor's pick over the next few days.
Author Takes a Break from Social Media and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!
You’ve seen those headlines before; they’re the lifeblood of the Internet. Click on this link! Come to our website! Read this amazing, yet mainly insubstantial, article and our site will win the Internet!
Clicks and links and counters and imprints, that’s the language of today’s marketing. Half of what writers write about these days has to do with maintaining one’s digital presence, their platform and the posts are full of hyperlinks. Maintain a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Foursquare, Google+, or expect to die a slow professional death because no one will ever read your book. Or buy your handmade tea cozy. Or ...
On Feb. 19, 2016, Harper Lee, author of the incomparable "To Kill a Mockingbird," died. In the days following, we struggled to find the right words to express our thoughts on Lee's contribution, until we read this heartfelt letter from one of our writer pals, Cathy Higgins. Cathy has graciously allowed us to repost it here.
Dear Harper Lee,Read More
In light of your recent passing, I thought this would be a good time to posthumously express my appreciation to you for both your literary contribution and for being an example of quiet dignity.
I am so grateful that you took the time to craft “To Kill a Mockingbird.” I first read your wonderful novel as a youth. The complexity and simplicity blended with humor to tell a tale that ...
You’ve seen those headlines before; they’re the lifeblood of the Internet. Click on this link! Come to our website! …Read More