Welcome to the March 20, 2009 edition of just write. I hope this carnival finds all of you well and enjoying the new season.
GrrlScientist presents The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, "a review of the true outdoor adventure story by Susan Casey. This book is the personal chronicle of the author's determination to learn about Great White Sharks -- however, the author's selfishness and immaturity ultimately destroyed two scientific careers and valuable research."
Peter Jones presents Spark Your Teenager's Inner Strengths: Book Offers Tips, Resources, and the Latest Science posted at Great New Books that Are a Must Read.
Encouragement for Writers
Mark David Gerson presents The Voice of Your Muse: Feeling Rejected? Don't Be Dejected! posted at The Voice of Your Muse.
Chris Edgar presents Is There Such A Thing As "Boring" Work? posted at Purpose Power Coaching, saying, "We tend to see certain tasks we do in our work as inherently unpleasant. Doing your business’s taxes, cleaning your desk and drafting invoices are examples of work people usually see as, at best, necessary evils. But are those tasks awful, or do we simply experience them as awful? And, if so, can we experience them differently? I think the answer is yes. Let’s talk about how."
Alison Storm presents Unintended Markets: When Your Book Impacts People You Never Expected Christian Publishing Tips posted at Christian Publishing Tips, saying, "Author Ann Velia explains how God had bigger plans for her book Unbelieving Husbands: The Neglected Harvest. I believe this would fit under the publishing or writing tips categories."
Greg Laden presents Greg Laden's Blog : The Lion, The Tent, and the Anthropologist posted at Greg Laden's Blog.
The Writing Life
Cathy Bryant presents Finding Balance in the Writing Life posted at WordVessel, saying, "It's easy to become so obsessed with the writing process, that we forget about the need for balance in our lives."
Burak Bilgin presents A Simple Exercise for Writers: Twitter posted at Distiller's Corner, saying, "How can a website that allows you to write updates of only 140 characters help you, if you are aiming for writing full length books and articles?"
MelMenzies presents Creative Writing Techniques: How To Write Good Dialogue :: Mel's Muse :: Mel Menzies posted at Mel Menzies Blog.
Cathy Bryant presents WordVessel: What I've Learned About Self-Editing, Part 1 posted at WordVessel, saying, "These are self-editing tips that I learned in the process of writing my first novel."
Kathryn presents Successful Freelance Writer » More Money with Freelance posted at The Peculiar Club, saying, "Just a few more ways to increase your income for freelance writing."