DEC
09

The Difference Between Showing & Telling

The Difference Between Showing & Telling
First Passage (telling) All the nurses knew that Catherine was the sexiest woman on the ward. She was beautiful and confident, so she could get away with murder. She would always go out of her way to get my attention. I was weak to her charms, and I wasn’t getting any with anybody else. And I was lonely. So I was an easy target. She seduced me so thoroughly that I lost everything.    Second Passage (showing) I sat in the plastic hospital chair, surrounded by chatter. When the minut......
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NOV
25

Etsy Treasury: Holiday Gifts for Writers

Etsy Treasury: Holiday Gifts for Writers
Thanks for visiting the Sexy Grammar Blog. You'll find my hottest new content this week on Etsy, where I curate beautiful gift treasuries for writers and promote creative small business owners.  Writing is art, and sometimes an artist needs a little something special to make the magic happen. Appealing to my writer’s fancies and whimsies keeps me juicy and productive, so my Etsy treasuries curate gifts that will inspire, indulge, and hold the secrets of writing. This one's got a concr......
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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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