I had a very productive week on the writing front, and since I'm in the zone most of the posts this week will be about writing. First, a cautionary tale for those of you lucky enough to sign a contract with Hollywood to have your book adapted into a movie. I recommend every writer read this article about Tess Gerritsen's legal battle with Warner Brothers over their alleged breach of contract when adapting her novel Gravity to the big screen. This can easily happen to any of us.
On a lighter, check out 30 Authors on How To Be Funny if you want to add some humor to your writing.
For those of you who are not writers, but who are fortunate enough/cursed to have one as a friend, here are 14 Rules for Being Friends with a Writer. Note: #2, #4, and #7 are especially true for me.
Horror Geeks has started its Creeping Crawling Cinema series on 1970's
bug movies when the danger came not from giant insects but normal-sized
ones running amok. This week's installment is about Phase IV.