“Great news writing occurs at the intersection of accident and craft — something significant happens and, given the chance, the reporter does something special with it. It also occurs at the intersection of reporting and writing — the dogged gathering of facts, expressed in graceful and efficient prose.”
After a lot of delay, I’m proud to announce the big news you’ve all been waiting for…
The Thought Catalog e-book reissue of my book is now available!!
Isn’t that cover sick?
Anyway if you feel so inclined to buy it (only $2.99 btw), it’s available at Amazon: http://amzn.com/B00CEGR4FW
Apple iBookstore: http://bit.ly/12etgRy
or Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/Yi0rI7
Hopefully this’ll make me a little scratch, I’m not expecting a lot but wouldn’t it be awesome if I could actually make a living doing this stuff?
Also, if you guys wanna share this, well, I’d like that.
Our pal is selling a book … Read more about it above.
How the app works: Writers begin typing in the app’s window. When the typing slows to a stop, there are consequences. The writer can set how severe those consequences will be. In “gentle” mode, a notice pops up with a kind reminder that it’s time to start writing. In “normal” mode, the app begins to emit an unpleasant sound, which only stops once the typing begins again. In “kamikaze” mode, the app is set to destroy: when the writing has stopped for too long, the words begin to erase themselves. There is also a “nyan cat” mode, turning an Internet meme into a destructive force.
Read more: LA Times
If we must aim to be on a listicle, let it be this one: the New York Observer’s 2011 Media Poachables list.
Repeat to yourself now: “I’ll be a better writer. I’ll be a better blogger. I’ll be a better writer. I’ll be a better blogger. I’ll be a better writer. I’ll be a better blogger. I’ll be a better writer. I’ll be a better blogger. I’ll be a better writer. I’ll be a better blogger.”