Connecting with like-minded folks with common interests is one of the upsides of social media. If you know how to navigate the often complex, sometimes untrustworthy online terrain, you can benefit from your networking while avoiding the trolls and troublemakers.
Case in point: my association with popular and widely acclaimed author/editor/publisher Eric J. Guignard. He’s actually publishing one of my short stories in an upcoming anthology.
Ghostwriting has always been around in some form or another. Are you considering dipping in to do some ghostwriting? Unsure of what it has to offer? If you think about it, you have countless reasons to ghostwrite.
by Will Viharo
In what often seems to be a virtual refuge for bots, rejects and trolls engaging in competitive contentiousness, petty spite and anonymous harassment, it’s refreshing to find someone who has nothing but good stuff to share with the general public, whether its Art or Humanity.
Writer/artist Dyer Wilk is one of those people, and I’m grateful to be his Facebook friend. Because he is who he is and he does what he does, he means a lot more than that to me and a lot of other people as well.
A person can only publicly bare their soul if they have one to share
Many people dream about working from home. It gives them complete control over their work schedule and has numerous other benefits. Before you can work from home, however, you must find a job. If you are trying to find somewhere with a sign that reads ‘Copywriters and Editors Wanted’, then follow the steps below.
by Will Viharo
Sometimes dreams come true. Most of the time they don’t. It’s the pursuit of those dreams that “builds character,” whether it’s in real life or an old black-and-white movie about some poor sap falling for a snappy dame that drags him down into the dirt before taking him to the cleaners.
As the internationally recognized film historian/preservationist and Turner Classic Movies personality, acclaimed author Eddie Muller knows all about dreams and defeat and the shadowy realms in between, where all the gritty action is…
Some writers are nakedly self-reflective in their fiction (cough, yours truly, cough), while others leave their personal lives out of their work altogether, focusing on the task of unadulterated entertainment.
Yet others, like S.A. Cosby - not that there is anybody really like S.A. Cosby - manage to in infuse their imagination with elements of the reality around them, which gives what is otherwise a literary piece of refined pulp some subliminal socially conscious heft, too.
They say the best way to get to know an artist is through his or her work. Well, I say that, anyway. Exhibit A: multi-talented illustrator/designer/author/editor/publisher George Cotronis. His Facebook posts reveal a smartly cynical personal voice, but his compelling work speaks for itself.