NOV
25

Yelp Review: People's Cafe

Yelp Review: People's Cafe
Thanks for visiting the Sexy Grammar Blog. You'll find my hottest new content this week on Yelp, where I review cafes and bars as writing destinations and curate helpful Yelp lists of sexy places to write: bars, cafes, and retreat destinations. Wishing you could indulge in hanging out in a cafe like a writer? Get my guide to writing in cafes, and indulge in this week's 3-star review of The People's Cafe on Haight Street. Writers write the best reviews, so while you're on Yelp, take a peek at t......
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NOV
18

Telling My Story: Interview with Lauren Archuletta

Telling My Story: Interview with Lauren Archuletta
Freelance writer Lauren Archuletta writes for several print magazines and online sites, including Twenty Something Living, Spark Notes, and idobi Radio, and she handles the communications for a Boulder nonprofit. This November, she’s branching out from journalism into fiction with her first serious effort at NaNoWriMo. In this interview, we discussed her journalism career, her inspiration, and all the sexy things about writing. Kristy Lin Billuni: Let’s start with your established writing care......
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NOV
11

Inspired by Sisterhood: Interview with Maya Goode

Inspired by Sisterhood: Interview with Maya Goode
Maya Goode writes stories about identity. She also leads the Literary Roadhouse podcast with three other hosts, where they discuss short fiction and will soon launch a book club podcast as well. And she’s participating in NaNoWriMo this year. In this interview, we discussed identity, process, and our favorite things about NaNoWriMo. Kristy Lin Billuni: Writing about identity is so powerful. Tell me a little about your stories. Maya Goode: My stories often border on a good old fashioned tragedy,......
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NOV
04

Hacking NaNoWriMo: How To Get What You Need at the Most Creative Time of the Year

Hacking NaNoWriMo: How To Get What You Need at the Most Creative Time of the Year
NaNoWriMo will rock you if you need to write daily with abandon toward a clear goal of completing a novel. And if you win—finish your novel in 30 days—the experience will feed you the delicious taste of a creative dream fulfilled. But I’m just not dreaming about another messy manuscript on my credenza. I have enough of those. My NaNoWriMo wish this year? Complete several dangling creative projects. The list looks something like this: revise chapters integrate feedback into a final draft&nbs......
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OCT
27

Book Love: Don't Forget Me

Book Love: Don't Forget Me
I don't really review books; I write them love letters. Even so, I posts my thoughts among the other book reviews on GoodReads and Amazon, where you'll find this week's hottest new content, my review of Genea Barnes's stunning and emotionally moving photography book, Don't Forget Me: Ghost Bikes-A Photographic Memorial.    Books make great gifts, and everyone benefits when you support writers and artists. Give a copy of Don't Forget Me to somebody you love this holiday season. Looki......
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