> Good Housekeeping magazine is launching SheBooks, an ebook publishing venture, and they're on the lookout for memoir pieces on aspects of mothering, in the 3000 - 7500 word range.
> If you're writing about 1850 words a day during November -- whether officially participating in NaNoWriMo or like me, doing your own variation on it (writing 50K words in a month on several projects) -- here's a simple word count meter you can slap up on your blog, tumbler or website.
> Not a new list, but a potentially helpful one: Literary Magazines That Pay.
> So Amazon has published its first...literary journal, titled Day One, available by subscription in digital formats. Here's the
> Preserving writing time vs. building a social media presence. Laura Harrington weighs in on the modern author's struggle.
> Being interviewed (or conducting one), or recording a podcast over Skype? Mystery novelist Elizabeth Craig offers a checklist.
> You know I love writing prompts. Here are enough to get you through a month.
> Finally: Before my husband and kids surprised me with a Nook HD+ (which I love!), I resisted an e-reader for reasons I no longer remember. Now, I keep trying to explain why I don't want, won't get, and enjoy not having, an iPhone. And while I do have a semi-smart phone (I can check email but that's about it), I still mostly agree with Mary McGrath's reasons for resisting. (But check back after Santa has his way with me.)
Have a great weekend!