Surviving Nearly There

photo by wonderingnome One of the hardest stages of your writing journey—one that will take the most dedication, commitment, and self exploration—is the ‘nearly there’ stage. This is the stage where your critique partners love your work, you’re getting personalized rejections from agents or editors and highly complimentary reports from your beta readers, and yet...

Narrative Magazine Now Has iOS & Android Apps

Literary publication Narrative has a new iOS and Android app, that gives readers access to the magazine’s entire back catalog for free. This expands the digital readership of the publication beyond just Kindle. The app features stories, poems, essays, interviews, cartoons, and features by authors including Joyce Carol Oates, Tobias Wolff, Alice Munro, E. L. Doctorow,...

Michael O’Driscoll to Create ‘Bedbug Cartoon’ Book Thanks to Kickstarter Fundraiser

Michael O’Driscoll, the creator of the “Bedbug Cartoon” Tumblr page, has raised $6,984 for his compilation title, Bedbug’s Book of Wisdom. The finished 40-page page will contain previously published online comics as well as never before seen cartoons. We’ve embedded a video about the project above. Here’s more from the Kickstarter page: “Each book will...

TVWriter™ Top Posts for the Week Ending 11/15/13

Here they are, the most viewed TVWriter™ posts for the past week: Kathy Sees Iron Man 3 In Case You’re Wondering Why Old Media’s so P.O.ed at Netflix Peggy Bechko: Six Don’ts When Ending Your Story Peggy Bechko: Three Writing Lessons I’ve had to Learn Cartoons: Horror Story And our most viewed resource pages were:...

TVWriter™ Weekend Bonanza

Happy Monday morning. Hope your weekend was great! If you haven’t been to TVWriter™ since Friday you’ve missed new articles on topics such as: Cartoons: Horror Story Peggy Bechko: Sitting Or Standing – A Writer’s Dilemma Love & Money Dept – TV Writing Deals for 11/10/13 Writing and the Creative Life: Mind Wandering In Case You’re...

Robin Reed: The Disney/Marvel Shows You Don’t Know About

Sorry, this isn’t the version of Devil Dinosaur you’ll see in the cartoons this article discusses. Aw… by Robin Reed While the Marvel movies and the upcoming “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” show get the headlines, if you flip c...

Political Cartoonist Launches Kickstarter Project

Political cartoonist and writer Matt Bors hopes to raise $20,000 on Kickstarter for his anthology, Life Begins at Incorporation: Cartoons and Essays by Matt Bors. Bors, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, has created a 225 page-book with cartoons and human essays that profile all the crazy things about America from the year 2012.  We’ve embedded a video about the...