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Monday, February 6, 2012

Doing Shit...As A Writer

Insights into non-writing, non-reading events that still have something to say for the writer paying attention.  Events as pedestrian as riding the bus or as unique as a funeral all have lessons for the writer who approaches them with an open heart and mind.

And yes, you are TOTALLY supposed to tilt your head dramatically--preferably into a crosswind--when you say "as a writer."

A/V Media Movies, Shows, Etc...)

Watching Disney Movies As A Writer
The "As A Writer" View of Inception
8 Things Prometheus Can Teach You About How Not to Write
Literary Review of Skyrim- Part 1, Part 2
25 Words of Wisdom From Fight Club To Writers  Part 1  Part 2
A Lit Major Watches Pacific Rim
Bioshock Infinite as Real Art: Your Argument is Invalid
Is Dead Poets Society a Shitty Movie or What?
On Sister Act 2 and how to know if you should be a writer

Events and Places (Conventions/Museums/Etc...)

Changing the Creepy Guy Narrative
Six Ways LARPing At Dundracon Made Me A Better Writer 
Kubla Con '12...As A Writer 
A Writer Goes to Burning Man
Guest Blogger- Lauren Avjean  Writing Survival Characters: An Undead Epiphany
Dundracon 2013
Falling From Orbit LARP
15 Things A Very Cute Toddler Taught Me About Writing

I Am The Night (Writing Insights from an Ongoing Vampire LARP)


  1. I'll give you, "...as a writer" has a bit more legitimacy than "...on weed."