Back in your great grandfather’s time the weirdest thing you could go off to study was maybe a degree in philosophy – maybe one in opera or watch-making. In modern times, the options are so much wider, weirder and, well, some of them might even be a little pointless. Here are some of the weirdest things you can get a degree in…
Happy Thanksgiving to all the readers, editors, friends and family in and around Canada and the US!
I’ve just received the working copy of Escape from Unemploymentville (compiled by author and blogger Anne Emerick) in my inbox.
The book tells the stories of readers who have made it through the often-grueling process of unemployment, which remains a vital issue across the world.
And, proud to say that I have two contributions in the book – one detailing my own experiences as a newbie-writer and another which takes a closer look at Conan O’Brien’s story.
Keep an eye on the blog for further announcements, upcoming interviews and new writing.
Thanks for your support!
Want to improve your skills as a writer? Check out some of the articles I’ve written for Re:Fiction or get in touch to find out how I can help move your fiction forward.
- How to Breathe Life Into Old Fiction
- Five Ways Fiction Needs Fact
- Surviving a Book Signing
- How Genetics Can Move Your Story Forward
- Writing Fear That Will Give You the Shivers
- Growing Thicker Skin: Criticism and Rejection
- Writing Routines and How to Get One
- 7 Things You Should Know About a Writer’s Health
The Essential Rules of Journalism serves as your no-BS cheat-sheet to the rules of the playing field. They are, at least in my humble opinion, what makes a good journalist– and good journalism You have my permission to print these out and keep them nearby (or, in true commandment style, keep them on your tablet).
Read it on Writers Write.
How has technology influenced how people practice yoga? Smart Yoga: Practice in the Tech Age for Yoga International, read it here.
“An Experiment in Making Wine” by Alex J. Coyne mentioned in Modern Winemaking Techniques from Around the World (by Alexa Chipman, Vintage Vino Girl) – thanks! Read about it here.