“The difference between a Not Writer and a Writer is the difference between someone who could write and someone who does. A Not Writer is someone who experiences blocks and obstacles and timing issues and lets them prevent him or her from actually writing. A Not Writer may certainly be creative, insightful and capable of writing lyrical prose, but most of the time they’re too busy Not Writing to get any Writing done. That’s such a shame, such a waste, and that’s the reason I so often deploy Tough Love upon those who ask for advice.”

Alex Vance considers the problem of the Not-Writer, a fine addition to our ongoing archive on writing.  

The daily routines of famous writers should leave little doubt that the single most important skill in writing is the art of showing up.

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"We now know that 24 hours without sleep, or a week of sleeping four or five hours a night induces an impairment equivalent to a blood alcohol level of .1 percent…. We would never say, ‘This person is a great worker! He’s drunk all the time!’ yet we continue to celebrate people who sacrifice…

webofstarwars:

Rocket Racoon and Groot as Han and Chewie.

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polygondotcom:

Game of Thrones is the first ‘free-to-play’ TV show, and gaming is racing to catch up

Game of Thrones is a massive hit for HBO, both in terms of the raw numbers of people watching and the cultural impact the show has had on television in general. It maintains the cable channel’s status as the home of prestige television, as HBO is a place you go when you want to keep up with what people are talking about on Monday morning.

It’s also a giant “victim” of piracy. 1.5 million people reported downloading the episode “The Lion and the Rose” on its first day of availability online, with upwards of 200,000 people sharing the same copy of the episode. This is a record-breaking event in the world of media piracy, but HBO doesn’t seem to care.

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Contents Under Pressure

ruckawriter:

I rarely use this to just blog. I’m going to just blog now, so you can all just ignore this if it’s not to your liking.

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ruckawriter:

LAZARUS #8 is on sale tomorrow. Part 4 of “Lift.”

We hope you enjoy it.

jeffisageek:

#batman



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Batman

by Jason Fabok

Batman Print he sell at cons

Ugh, Jim Lee, why must you always ruin superhero costumes?

sonky:

When X-Files is more realistic than modern crime shows.

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.”
John F. Kennedy, Kennedy’s Inaugural address of 1961.
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iamuhura:

ruckawriter:

I rarely use this to just blog. I’m going to just blog now, so you can all just ignore this if it’s not to your liking.

Warning. Contents under pressure.

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Wow. Greg Rucka is super for reals not here for your sexist bullshit in nerd or geek…